Manasi Girishchandra Joshi


Manasi Girishchandra Joshi is an Indian para-badminton player, the current World Champion and a changemaker.She started her professional sporting journey in 2015 and in 2020, she was ranked world no. 2 in women’s singles in the SL3 category. On 8th of March 2022 she was ranked world no. 1 in women’s singles in the SL3 category.

 Manasi Joshi Bio
Other Name(s)Manasi Girishchandra Joshi and Manasi Nayana Joshi
ProfessionPara-Badminton Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 171 cm
in meters- 1.71 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 66 kg
in pounds- 145.50 lbs
International DebutSpanish Para-Badminton International Championship (March 2015)
Coach/Mentor• J. Rajendra Kumar
• Pullela Gopichand
Manasi Joshi with Her Coach- P. Gopichand
Medals• 2015: Medal in mixed doubles Para-Badminton World Championships
• 2016: Bronze in Para-Badminton Asian Championships (women's singles & women's doubles)
• 2017: Bronze in women's singles Para-Badminton World Championships
• 2018: Bronze medal in women's singles at Thailand Para-Badminton International
• 2018: Bronze medal in women's singles in Asian Para Games
• 2019: Gold medal in women's single in Para-Badminton World Championship, Basel, Switzerland
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 June 1989 (Sunday)
Age (as in 2019)30 Years
BirthplaceAhmedabad, Gujarat
Zodiac signGemini
SchoolAtomic Energy Central School, Mumbai
College/UniversityK. J. Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Engineering (Electronic)
HobbiesTravelling and Swimming
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Girishchandra Joshi (Scientist, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai)
SiblingsBrother- Kunjan Joshi (Entomological Researcher)
Sister- Nupur Joshi
Favourite Things
Favourite Badminton PlayerPramod Bhagat
Favourite FoodChole-Kulche