August 2011 All News
British badminton duo Chris Adcock and Imogen Bankier had the crowd on its feet this morning at the Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships after a mesmorising 24-22, 21-19 win over the 8th seeds from Thailand.
England’s Chris Adcock is set to take on the world on two fronts today as Day 3 of the Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships gets under way at Wembley Arena. English interest is further bolstered by Andy Ellis and wildcard trio, Toby Penty, Lauren Smith and Alex Langley.
18 year old Toby Penty became the latest English wildcard entry to stamp his mark on the Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships but there's no success story for Rajiv Ouseph or Liz Cann. (Photo copyright & credits to badmintonphoto.com)
Anglo-Scot pair Chris Adcock and Imogen Bankier got the British challenge in the Mixed Doubles off to a flying start on Day 2 of the Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships but there's disappointment for Marcus Ellis and Heather Olver.
Top class badminton returned to Wembley Arena for the first time in 18 years when the the Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships 2011 got under way on Monday. We take a brief look at how the English players faired on Day One.
Exciting English doubles pair, Chris Langridge and Anthony Clark will face 3rd seed Koreans after defeating the World ranked no. 20 mens doubles pair from Japan on DAY 1 of the Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships.