Meiosis: Anaphase I

The chromosomes that make up each tetrad separate during anaphase I (Fig. 10). However, the sister chromatids will stay connected at the centromere. Anaphase I proceeds until the chromosomes are pulled into a bundle at opposite ends of the cell. 

Figure 10. Anaphase l of meiosis. The spindle fibers pull replicated chromosomes to each side of the cell, breaking the tetrads. Image by M. Hanneman, 2021. CC BY-NC-SA 4.0.