Badminton duo Imogen and Robert to represent Scotland at World Championships

Commonwealth Games bronze medallists Imogen Bankier from Milngavie and Robert Blair are Scotland’s only seeds at the Li-Ning BWF World Championships in Copenhagen on August 25.

The duo are seeded 12 in the mixed doubles and are both world silver medallists. Bankier took silver with Chris Adcock in 2011 at Wembley, losing the final to Zhang and Nan, while Blair took his silver in 2006 with England’s Anthony Clark in the men’s doubles.

Scotland’s full squad for the World Championships is: Men’s singles: Kieran Merrilees; Women’s singles: Kirsty Gilmour; Men’s doubles: Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh; Women’s doubles: Imogen Bankier and Petya Nedelcheva (Bul); Mixed doubles: Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier.

To view all the seedings go to www.bwfbadminton.org/file