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Aditya Joshi (born 7 August 1996) is an Indian badminton player. He is the first male Indian junior badminton player who ranked first place in the world junior rankings.[1][2]

Aditya Joshi
Personal information
Country India
Born (1996-08-07) 7 August 1996 (age 23)
ResidenceDhar in Madhya Pradesh
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Joshi comes from Uttarakhand, India. Joshi recently got the number one slot in the 2014 January junior rankings of the World Badminton Federation. He was at the 11th position till November 2013, but he managed to jump ahead of all the players by achieving 18,776 points and got top ranked in the world.[3] Joshi was the junior national champion in year 2013 and had won two gold medals in Indian junior international tournament. In 2012 he participated at the India Open Grand Prix Gold.

Aditya started playing badminton in 2001 when he was only five and very soon, he started winning in the categories above his age in the local tournaments.

Within six years, he started proving himself at the international arena and 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.


  1. ^ "Aditya Joshi first Indian to be ranked world No.1 in junior badminton". NDTV. 6 January 2014. Archived from the original on 10 January 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Aditya Joshi is world's top junior shuttler". The Hindu. 6 January 2014.
  3. ^ "17-yr-old Aditya Joshi becomes World No 1 junior shuttler". First Post. 6 January 2014.

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