6 Indian male shuttlers in BWF Top 50

Q.  For the first time, how many male Indian shuttlers made it to the top 50 BWF rankings?
- Published on 28 Nov 16

a. 4
b. 5
c. 6
d. 7

6 Indian male shuttlers in BWF Top 50For the first time, 6 Indian male shuttlers are ranked inside the top 50 men’s world rankings

In the latest Badminton World Federation rankings, Kidambi Srikanth, Ajay Jayaram, HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma and Sourabh Verma.

The rankings are as follows:
  • Kidambi Srikanth- 12
  • Ajay Jayaram- 19
  • HS Prannoy- 25
  • Sai Praneeth- 36
  • Sameer Verma- 43
  • Sourabh Verma- 45

  • BWF: Badminton World Federation

  • This is an international governing body for the sport of badminton
  • It is recognised by the International Olympic Committee
  • Founded in 1934 as the International Badminton Federation with 9 member nations
    BWF currently has 176 member nations
  • It changed its name to BWF in Sept 2006
  • Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • President: Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen

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