Chloe and Sam Magee win badminton gold in Spain

Chloe and Sam Magee claimed gold today at the Spanish International badminton tournament in Madrid.

Chloe and Sam Magee win badminton gold in Spain

Chloe and Sam Magee claimed gold today at the Spanish International badminton tournament in Madrid.

The Raphoe siblings beat Dutch pair Robin Tabeling and Cheryl Seinen 21-11 and 21-18 to claim the title.

The Irish pair came into the event as second seeds.

The win follows on from their bronze medal success at the European Championships in April.

Speaking afterwards, Sam said: "Delighted to be Spanish Open Winners in mixed with Chloe. Seven years ago we won our first ever international title here, so it always bring great memories playing in Madrid.

“Spanish international Champions and its Father’s Day, so this one can only be for my Dad! Our biggest fan since day one. Thanks to everyone for your well wishes, it really means a lot. Sunny Spain you were amazing, I'll be back.”

More in this section

Sport
Newsletter

Latest news from the world of sport, along with the best in opinion from our outstanding team of sports writers

Sign up

Discover the

Install our free app today

Available on

HOME DELIVERY SERVICE

Have the Irish Examiner delivered to your door. No delivery charge. Just pay the cover price.