Despite being ranked at 22nd in the world, Langridge and Ellis battled through in straight sets to become the first Brits into a semi since Nathan Robertson and Gail Emms, who went on to win silver in Athens' mixed doubles event.
Result: British pair Chris Langridge, Marcus Ellis reach Rio 2016 semi-finals
By Daniel Lewis, Senior Reporter | 4y
Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis end Great Britain's badminton hoodoo by helping the nation to reach the semi-final of an Olympic event for the first time in 12 years.
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