I am Ajit Wijetilekk

International Badminton Player, Thomas Cupper, Eklavya Awardee, Badminton Coach & Mentor


At age 4, he picked up the badminton racquet and entered the Kannur District Under 15 team at the tender age of 9, reaching the finals of the Boys Singles District Championships showing his tremendous potential as a Singles player.

The prodigy was introduced in action to Prakash Padukone by providence beat the defending champion, Sandesh Chouta, a senior, at the Century Club Tournament caught the Former World No. One’s eyes.

Prakash Padukone started playing at the Canara Union and started directly coaching Ajit which started his rise as a Singles Champion gradually fulfilling the early potential winning National titles and becoming the top junior Singles Player in India.

He rose to the echelons of Indian Badminton from the smallest of courts, to being the India No. 1 in Junior Singles and Doubles, Indian No.2 in Senior Singles and Senior Doubles, representing the Indian Tricolour with the Indian Official Team in International Prestigious Tournaments like Asian Badminton Championships, Asian Team Championships, All England, Thomas Cup etc

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Badminton Experience (years)


International Appearances


Awards/International-National-State Titles Won


Students Coached