|Thinaah Muralitharan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||January 3, 1998|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Thinaah Muralitharan is a Malaysian badminton player who was signed on to the national team in 2013. On the other hand, Thinaah also received gold medals in the women’s doubles and mixed team event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
Thinaah has trained under the watchful eyes of Lee Meng Yean and Hoon Thien How.
She studied at Bukit Jalil Sports School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- Father – S. Muralitharan (Engineer)
- Mother – Dr. Parimala Devi (Medical Doctor)
- Siblings – Selinaah Muralitharan (Younger Sister) (Former Selangor State Shuttler), Thinaah has an older brother.
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
51 kg or 112.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She has Malaysian ancestry.
- Wide smile
- Thick eyebrows
Thinaah Muralitharan Facts
- She can fluently speak Tamil, Bahasa Melayu, English, and Mandarin which she learned from friends.
- Thinaah is right-handed.
- As of November 1, 2022, Thinaah was ranked at 10 (WD with Pearly Tan).
- Muralitharan and her partner Pearly Tan bagged their first BWF World Tour title in the Swiss Open in 2021. Later that year, Thinaah won the French Open title, becoming the first ever Malaysian women’s doubles to achieve the title.
- She took part in the women’s double at the 2022 Commonwealth Games held at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, England with her partner Pearly Tan and won a gold medal. Her opponents were England’s Chloe Birch and Lauren Smith.
- Thinaah has a rabbit named Reggie.
- The earliest post that Thinaah uploaded to her Instagram account was on August 9, 2013.
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