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Dublin: 12°C Monday 19 April 2021

Chloe and Sam Magee one win away from Ireland's first European Championship medal

The Irish pair came from a set down to book their place in the quarter-finals.

DONEGAL SIBLINGS CHLOE and Sam Magee are now just one victory away from claiming a first European Badminton Championships medal for Ireland after booking a place in the quarter-finals this evening.

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The Irish pair followed up Tuesday’s win over the fifth-seeded Dutch pair by coming from a set down to advance past Bastian Kersaudy and Lea Palermo of France.

After losing the first set 19-21 in Kolding, the Magees produced an impressive comeback, prevailing 21-16 and 21-15 in the second and third sets.

They will now face either Finland or Poland in a last eight tie with a medal on the line.

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