Badminton ace Bankier wins again

Badminton star Imogen Bankier has won her second title in the spae of a week.

The Olympian added the Finnish Open women’s doubles title this week to the French International mixed doubles triumph she won last week.

The Milngavie sportswoman, who won the mixed in Orleans with Scotland team-mate Robert Blair, took the women’s doubles in Vantaa with Bulgarian partner Petya Nedelcheva.

They defeated Denmark’s Lena Grebak and Maira Helsbol 21-10 21-14 in 30 minutes to cap a fine weekend where the pair didn’t drop a game on the way to the title.

Bankier will be will be back in action from April 18-21 when she competes in the Dutch International.

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