Joshna Chinappa (born 15 September 1986 in Kodagu, Karnataka) is an Indian professional Squash player. She reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 10 in July 2016. Joshna was the first Indian to win the British Squash Championship title in 2003 in the under 19 categories and was also the youngest Indian women’s national champion. Joshna Chinappa is the first beneficiary of Mittal Champions Trust.
At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Chinappa along with Dipika Pallikal Karthik won the squash women’s doubles gold medal, making it 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.
Joshna Chinappa won a bronze for India after losing to Malaysias Subramaniam Sivasangari 1-3 in the semi-finals.
She is an Arjun award Winner for Squash. Congratulations to Joshna Chinappa.
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