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Joshna Chinappa

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Joshna Chinappa

Born: 15 September 1986

  • She is an Indian professional squash player.
  • She reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 10 in July 2016.
  • She was the first Indian to win the British Junior Squash Championship title in 2005 in the under-19 category and was also the youngest Indian women’s national champion.
  • She is the current record-holder of most national championship wins, with 18 titles.
  • At the 2014 Commonwealth Games Joshna, along with Dipika Pallikal Karthik, won the squash women’s doubles gold medal, India’s first-ever Commonwealth Games medal in the sport.
  • The pair won a silver medal at the event’s 2018 Gold Coast edition, losing to Team New Zealand, Joelle King, and Amanda Landers-Murphy.
  • She trains at the Indian Squash Academy, Chennai.
  • At the 2017 Women’s Asian Individual Squash Championships, she won the gold medal, becoming the first Asian Squash Champion from India.

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