Placed fourth in the tournament, Muthusamy showed great fitness and tactical acumen to overcome Teeraratsakul 21-13, 21-15 in the 40-minute semi-final.
He will face the winner of another semi-final between Kuo Kuan Lin of Chinese Taipei and Byung Jae Kim of South Korea in Sunday’s summit clash.
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In tournament history, India has so far won 1 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze with Lakshya Sen won the last bronze medal in 2018.
London Olympics bronze medal Saina Nehwal is the only Indian to win the junior world championship title.