Monday, January 13, 2014

Aditya Joshi becomes India’s first World No 1 junior badminton player

Aditya Joshi from Madhya Pradesh has become the first male junior badminton player from India to be ranked top in the world.Aditya was at the 11th position till November 2013, but he managed to jump ahead of all the players by achieving 18,776 points. 

More About Adithya


Aditya's father, Atul Joshi, who is a badminton coach with SAI's Special Area Games,
mother Hemlata Joshi coach :Amit Kulkarni [coach of MP badminton team].
Prakash padukone Academey product employed in Air India.

He clinched the gold in Remensco Junior International tournament held in Russia in 2011. During the same year, he won a gold medal in Asian Sub-Junior championship held in Japan.

The shuttler reached up to the pre-quarter level in junior international championship held at Malasiya last year and played quarter-final of the junior world championship held at Bangkok.

His victory in the national junior championship held at Chandigarh last month made way for his top ranking.

Aditya was the national champion in 2013 and had won two gold medals in junior international tournament held at Pune and a silver in the Senior National championship while his age corresponds to junior category.

National Sub Junior Boys’ Singles Champion in 2010 and National Runner up in Sub Junior Boys’ Doubles in 2010. Bronze Medallist in Under 15 Boys’ Singles in the Badminton Asia Youth Under 15 Championships in Chiba, Japan in 2010.Winner of Under 17 Boys’ Singles and Doubles in the All India Junior Ranking Tournament in Hyderabad in August 2011. Member of the Indian team for the Badminton Asia Youth Under 17 Championships in Chiba, Japan in September 2011