Scott Evans became the first Irish male to win a badminton match in the Olympics. Underdog beforehand, Evans beat his highly rated German opponent Marc Zwiebler by 2 games to 1.
It was a massive win for Evans who celebrated by whipping off his shirt and letting a holler in the direction of his family in the crowd.
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Interestingly, the Dubliner is currently being helped by celebrity hypnotist Keith Barry to prevent himself 'drawing a blank' in the heat of the action.
Chloe Magee, the first Irishwoman to win a badminton match in the Olympics back in 2008, plays her second match tomorrow morning. She lost her opening game to 2nd seed Wang Yihan on Thursday.