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Cumbrian badminton star wins bronze

Lauren Smith. Credit: Simon Cooper/PA Wire/PA Images

Cumbrian badminton star Lauren Smith has won England's first European Championship Women's Doubles medal for seven years.

Smith and her partner, Sarah Walker, took the bronze medal in Denmark over the weekend.

On the way to the semi-final they stunned the number three seeds, but lost out to Bulgarians Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva in the semi final.