Palwasha Bashir

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Palwasha Bashir
Personal information
Country Pakistan
Born (1987-10-20) October 20, 1987 (age 34)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
CoachRaziuddin Ahmad
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking209 (WS 27 October 2016)
185 (WD 28 April 2016)
720 (XD 22 September 2016)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Pakistan
South Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Dhaka Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Kathmandu-Pokhara Women's team
BWF profile

Palwasha Bashir (born 20 October 1987) is a badminton player, born in Karachi, Pakistan.[1] Bashir was crowned as the National Champion in 2009, winning the women's singles and doubles titles.[2] Palwasha has been representing Pakistan for several years in different International competitions. Initially rising as a star on a national level by winning back-to-back national titles. She won the bronze medal at the 2010 South Asian Games held in Dhaka.[1] This achievement led her to a greater fame and acknowledgement in Pakistan. Bashir has represented her country at the 2014 Asian Games,[3] 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games.[4][5] She has been coached by Raziuddin Ahmad. Palwasha wins the title of National Champion Doubles Ladies 2021[6] against Mahoor Shahzad and Ghazala Siddique in the final.


South Asian Games[edit]

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2010 Wooden-Floor Gymnasium, Dhaka, Bangladesh India Sayali Gokhale 8–21, 3–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF International Challenge/Series (3 titles, 2 runners-up)[edit]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Pakistan International Pakistan Mahoor Shahzad 13–21, 21–18, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Kenya International Pakistan Mahoor Shahzad Egypt Doha Hany
Egypt Hadia Hosny
13–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Pakistan International Pakistan Khizra Rasheed Pakistan Sehra Akram
Pakistan Huma Javeed
21–12, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Pakistan International Pakistan Saima Manzoor Pakistan Sidra Hamad
Pakistan Khizra Rasheed
13–21, 21–11, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Bahrain International Pakistan Sara Mohmand India S. Poorvisha Ram
India Arathi Sara Sunil
14–21, 8–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament


  1. ^ a b "Palwasha Bashir: No crown for courting". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Wajid, Palwasha win National Badminton titles". The Nation. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  3. ^ "2014 Incheon Asian Games: And so it ends, in disappointment". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Palwasha Bashir Biography". Glasgow 2014. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Participants: Palwasha Bashir". Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Palwasha Bashir won the National Women's Doubles Champion ten times". Life In Pakistan. 2021-02-16. Retrieved 2021-02-16.

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