Badminton star Chloe Birch beaten in doubles

Chloe Birch
Chloe Birch

Badminton ace Chloe Birch's hopes of a second medal at the Commonwealth Games ended with defeat at the quarter-final stage of the doubles.

The Preston competitor won bronze in the mixed team event, but was unable to repeat that success.

Together with partner Jessica Pugh, Birch was beaten by Malaysia's Mei Kuan Chow and Vivian Hoo 21-11 21-6