Ireland's Scott Evans stages comeback to get his Rio 2016 badminton bid off to a flier

He roared back after an early setback

Scott Evans, badminton

Ireland's Scott Evans in action ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Scott Evans has won his opening Group K game in the Olympic Badminton competition.

He beat Germany's Marc Zwiebler 9-21, 21-17, 21-7.

The German won the first match by 21-9, but Evans fought back to take the second 21-17.

And Evans completed the turnaround even more comprehensively in the third with a score of 21-7.