Manasi Joshi wins bronze in Thailand Para-Badminton International

By Agency Published on Aug 11, 2018 04:16 PM IST

Bangkok: India's Manasi Joshi has won the Bronze medal in women's singles at Thailand Para-Badminton International.

In women's singles SL3 section, Manasi Joshi lost in the semi-finals and had to settle for the bronze.

A Software Engineer by profession, Manasi lost her leg in a road accident.

Manasi, who used to play badminton since her childhood, continued to do so even after her disability.

She got herself a prosthetic leg from a rehabilitation clinic in Mumbai and began competing in various badminton tournaments, representing the country since 2015.

Since then she has won a silver medal in mixed doubles in the 2015 World Championships, bronze in 2016 women's singles, 2017 World championship bronze and a gold in a Spanish international event and now another Bronze in Thailand.