Sayaka Sato of Japan in action during her Women's Singles Badminton match against Susan Egelstaff of Great Britain on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

Sayaka Sato of Japan in action during her Women's Singles Badminton match against Susan Egelstaff of Great Britain on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge won Great Britain's first Olympic badminton men's doubles medal, beating China's Hong Wei and Chai Biao to take bronze.  Ellis and Langridge beat the world number five pair 21-18 19-21 21-10.

Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge won Great Britain's first Olympic badminton men's doubles medal, beating China's Hong Wei and Chai Biao to take bronze. Ellis and Langridge beat the world number five pair 21-18 19-21 21-10.

Andrew Hoy in front of Burghley House. You know you've made it when you've ridden here. The stuff that dreams are made of...

Andrew Hoy in front of Burghley House. You know you've made it when you've ridden here. The stuff that dreams are made of...

Chris and Gabby Adcock of Great Britain or Team GB (R) compete against Ma Jin and Xu Chen of China in the badminton Mixed Doubles on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Riocentro - Pavilion 4 on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Chris and Gabby Adcock of Great Britain or Team GB (R) compete against Ma Jin and Xu Chen of China in the badminton Mixed Doubles on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Riocentro - Pavilion 4 on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Chris Adcock (L) celebrates with teammate Imogen Bankier (R) of Great Britain return a shot against Alexandr Nikolaenko and Valeria Sorokina of Russia during their Mixed Doubles Badminton on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

Chris Adcock (L) celebrates with teammate Imogen Bankier (R) of Great Britain return a shot against Alexandr Nikolaenko and Valeria Sorokina of Russia during their Mixed Doubles Badminton on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

L-R) Bronze medalists Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge of Great Britain stand on the podium during the medal ceremony after the Men's Badminton Doubles competition on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 4 on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

L-R) Bronze medalists Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge of Great Britain stand on the podium during the medal ceremony after the Men's Badminton Doubles competition on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 4 on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Susan Egelstaff of Great Britain serves the birdie to Maja Tvrdy of Slovenia during their Women's Singles Badminton on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

Susan Egelstaff of Great Britain serves the birdie to Maja Tvrdy of Slovenia during their Women's Singles Badminton on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

Pearce feeds promising Team GB badminton partnership to ‘peckish’ footballers: Under-fire Great Britain coach Stuart Pearce has insisted that it was a ‘sensible footballing decision’ for his squad to kill, cook and eat badminton partners Chris Adcock and Imogen Bankier after a less than satisfactory evening meal in the Olympic Village.

Pearce feeds promising Team GB badminton partnership to ‘peckish’ footballers: Under-fire Great Britain coach Stuart Pearce has insisted that it was a ‘sensible footballing decision’ for his squad to kill, cook and eat badminton partners Chris Adcock and Imogen Bankier after a less than satisfactory evening meal in the Olympic Village.

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