Former international sprinter Anand Shetty passed away on 21 May 2013 in Mangalore. He is survived by his wife, daughter and son. He met with a car accident and was rushed to KMC Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. He was 49 years old. He was an excellent athlete and earned a name for himself in the 100m and 200m sprints with his running.
Anand came to limelight after winning silver in the 200m at the World Junior Games in Seoul in 1982. He was also the 100 and 200m National champion from 1981 to 1989, a period marked by his inter-State and Open National records.