At 22, She Lost Her Leg. At 26, Manasi Joshi Was an International Level Para-Badminton Player! Tanaya Singh February 29, 2016 Badminton, Disability, Sports Manasi Joshi was only six when she started playing badminton with her father. She continued to practise the sport as a hobby and also played at the district level in a few matches. In 2011, she met with an accident and lost her left leg. Today, Manasi is a national and international level para-badminton player. This is her inspiring journey.