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.
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.
Sayaka Sato in Olympics Day 4 - Badminton
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.
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.
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.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: 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. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Imogen Bankier of Great Britain returns a shot against Alexandr Nikolaenko and Valeria Sorokina (L) of Russia during their Mixed Doubles Badminton on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on 28 July 2012.
Imogen Bankier of Great Britain returned a shuttle cock while playing against Valeria Sorokina and Alexandr Nikolaenko of Russia, unseen, at a mixed doubles badminton match. Bankier’s partner, Chris Adcock, is also unseen. The Russians won the best-of-three match, 2-1.