Chloe and Sam Magee: Sister and brother win Ireland's first European badminton medal

Sam Magee and Chloe Magee
Sam Magee and Chloe Magee made Irish badminton history in Denmark

Donegal brother and sister pair Sam and Chloe Magee have won Ireland's first ever European Badminton Championship medal in Denmark.

The Magees beat Polish pair Robert Mateusiak and Nadiezda Zieba in their mixed doubles quarter-final to guarantee themselves at least a bronze.

The Irish duo clinched a 22-20, 17-21, 21-12 win in Kolding.

Chloe Magee became the first Irish woman to win an Olympic Games match in 2008 in Beijing.

She also went on to compete at the 2012 and 2016 Games in London and Rio while Sam and another Magee brother Joshua won a men's doubles bronze medal at the inaugural 2015 European Games in Baku.

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