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)

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)

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 quarter-finals.(3136×2091)

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

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

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  A multiple exposure image of Team GB badminton player Rajiv Ouseph during a match at the Olympics Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A multiple exposure image of Team GB badminton player Rajiv Ouseph during a match at the Olympics Photograph: 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)

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)

Marcus Ellis, left, and Chris Langridge of Great Britain on their way to Olympic bronze in the doubles against China’s Chai Biao and Hong Wei.

Team GB’s Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis win bronze at Rio 2016

Marcus Ellis, left, and Chris Langridge of Great Britain on their way to Olympic bronze in the doubles against China’s Chai Biao and Hong Wei.

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

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

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