Fastest badminton hit (female)
Tan Pearly
438km/h kilometre(s) per hour
Japan (Soka)

The fastest badminton hit (female) is 438 km/h (272.16 mph) and was achieved by Tan Pearly (Malaysia) at a gymnasium at Yonex Co., Ltd. Tokyo Factory in Soka, Saitama, Japan, on 14 April 2023.

The racket used by Tan Pearly was NANOFLARE 1000 Z produced by Yonex Co., Ltd. The speed of the badminton hit was measured by a NAC Image Technology ultrahigh-speed camera, capable of capturing 40,000 exposures per second, which determined the speed of the shuttlecock immediately following the moment of impact.