- Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
- 565km/h kilometre(s) per hour
- Japan (Soka)
The fastest badminton hit (male) is 565 km/h (351.07 mph) and was achieved by Satwiksairaj Rankireddy (India) at a gymnasium at Yonex Co., Ltd. Tokyo Factory in Soka, Saitama, Japan, on 14 April 2023.
The racket used by Satwiksairaj Rankireddy 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.