Irish Olympians Chloe Magee and Scott Evans, along with Sam Magee will represent Ireland at badminton’s World Championships in Guangzhou, China next month – the biggest event on the badminton calendar.magees badminton

Chloe Magee, who is ranked 41 in the world, will compete in the women’s singles. With brother Sam, she will also compete in the mixed doubles; the pair are ranked No 36 in the world.

Scott Evans, ranked No 50 in the world and winner of seven consecutive  Irish national titles,  is entered for the men’s singles.

Last month, the trio warmed up for the World Championships with a short Asian tour competing in the Thailand and Indonesia Opens. They travel to China on August 3 after several weeks intensive training at Badminton Ireland’s National Training Centre in Dublin and also in England and Denmark.scott evans2

The draw for the event takes place on July 22, so keep an eye out here and on Badminton Ireland’s Facebook and Twitter for all the latest news!

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