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Guinness World Record: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Records Fastest Badminton Hit

Arjuna Award winner Satwiksairaj Rankireddy now holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest badminton hit by a male player. The 22-year-old Indian shuttler stunned with his record-breaking shot of 565 km/h (351.07 mph).

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 21.07.2023
Guinness World Record Satwiksairaj Rankireddy Records Fastest Badminton Hit

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Arjuna Award winner Satwiksairaj Rankireddy now holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest badminton hit by a male player. The 22-year-old Indian shuttler stunned with his record-breaking shot of 565 km/h (351.07 mph).

Satwiksairaj’s latest Guinness World Record is the fastest badminton hit by any gender, as he recorded a smash of 565 km/h (351.07 mph).

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Malaysian badminton player Tan Boon Heong was the previous Guinness World Record holder of the fastest badminton hit (men) with 493 km/hour in May 2013. Satwiksairaj broke that record almost a decade later.

Both Satwiksairaj and Tan attempted to achieve their respective Guinness World Records at a gymnasium at the Yonex Tokyo Factory in Soka, Saitama, Japan, on April 14, 2023. Both shuttlers used NANOFLARE 1000 Z rackets, which were produced by Yonex Co., Ltd.


Who is Satwiksairaj Rankireddy?

Satwiksairaj is currently holding the third rank in the men’s doubles world ranking, which is his best men’s doubles ranking.

In the Commonwealth Games 2018, Satwiksairaj was a part of the historic gold medalist Indian mixed team and silver medalist Indian men’s doubles.

In the Commonwealth Games 2022, Satwiksairaj and Chirag Shetty were the partners to win a gold medal for the country in the Indian men’s doubles. In that CWG 2022, the Indian mixed badminton team also won a silver medal, and Satwiksairaj was also a member of that team.

Satwiksairaj was also a member of the Indian men’s historic victory during the Thomas Cup 2022 in Bangkok.

In the BWF World Championships 2022, Satwiksairaj and Chirag Shetty created history by winning the bronze medal in the men’s doubles. It was India’s first medal at the men’s doubles event in tournament history.

In 2020, both Satwiksairaj and Chirag Shetty were honoured with the Arjuna Award.

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