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Cumbrian 21 year old Lauren Smith wins the women's doubles at the English National Badminton Championships.

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Victory for Lauren Smith

Cumbrian 21 year old Lauren Smith and her partner Gabby White are now national champions after a comfortable win in the women's doubles final at the English National Badminton Championship.

The pair beat Heather Olver and Mariana Agathangelou 21-9, 21-9.

Smith, from Longtown near Carlisle, won't get much of a chance to rest - she competes in the European Championships in 9 days time.

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