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)

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 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Chris and Gabby Adcock of Great Britain or Team GB compete against Ma Jin and Xu Chen of China in the badminton Mixed Doubles. 59 | Best Photos From The Rio Olympics

Chris and Gabby Adcock of Great Britain or Team GB compete against Ma Jin and Xu Chen of China in the badminton Mixed Doubles.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: Chris and Gabby Adcock of Great Britain or Team GB 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)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: Chris and Gabby Adcock of Great Britain or Team GB 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)

Doubles pair Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis became the first Team GB badminton players to reach an Olympic semi-final since Athens 2004 while Rajiv Ouseph became the first British man to reach an Olympic singles quarter-finals.(3136×2091)

Doubles pair Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis became the first Team GB badminton players to reach an Olympic semi-final since Athens 2004 while Rajiv Ouseph became the first British man to reach an Olympic singles

Nathan Robertson, a Team GB Badminton athlete, loves to eat pasta as a pre-competition meal! We recommend this delicious Spaghetti Canto recipe :)

Nathan Robertson, a Team GB Badminton athlete, loves to eat pasta as a pre-competition meal! We recommend this delicious Spaghetti Canto recipe :)

GB's Ellis and Langridge win bronze in the badminton.

GB's Ellis and Langridge win bronze in the badminton.

GB Badminton Team wins Rio Gold with Yonex Badminton Shoes -  #yonex #badminton

EXCLUSIVE: Team GB badminton bronze pair Langridge and Ellis open up on Rio success

GB Badminton Team wins Rio Gold with Yonex Badminton Shoes -

Result: British pair Chris Langridge, Marcus Ellis reach Rio 2016 semi-finals

Badminton is among seven sports to fail in their appeal against funding cuts from UK Sport for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.

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