He was recently awarded by Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for open water long distance swimming. He crossed the Philippine open water 4 km sea channel in Davao City.
Wasik Ul Billah who hails from Downtown Srinagar is one of the finest athletes from Kashmir. He did his schooling from Tyndale Biscoe School.
He is also an international skier and has participated in two Asian championships held in Iran and Korea.