Czech out Milngavie badminton players success

Imogen Bankier
Imogen Bankier

Star of the badminton court, Imogen Bankier made it three women’s doubles title in a row when she and Bulgaria’s Petya Nedelcheva added the Czech title to their victories at the Kharkov and Belgian Internationals earlier this month.

In achieving this the 2011 world mixed doubles silver medal champion denied her friend and fellow Scot Kirsty Gilmour a title double after the 20-year-old successfully defended her women’s singles title. She and Jillie Cooper once again had to settle for the Brno runners-up spot for the second year running after they were second best to Bankier and Nedelcheva, who won 21-6 21-14.