The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

Who said what in the badminton world over the past week? Let’s find out.

“There is really no point in worrying. It’s not going to get us anywhere.”

Badminton Association of Malaysia Coaching Director Wong Choong Hann urges his players to stay calm amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

“Eat, rest, play video games, call the family.”

Praveen Jordan on how he spends his time self-isolating at home.

“My aim is to be among the top 50 players in the world. Once I have achieved that I’ll aim to be among the top 20, then top 10 and top five.”

Pakistan’s top women’s singles player Mahoor Shahzad reveals her big goals to The Nation.

“To be in the top five in the world by year’s end.”

Lee Zii Jia, who turned 22 yesterday, on his birthday wish.

“Badminton has given me so many friends and connections around the world and memories I’ll never ever forget.”

Mads Conrad-Petersen after announcing his retirement. Story here.

“Stay safe and please follow the advice of authorities by staying at home and keeping a social distance that will help bring us through this global crisis as quickly as possible.”

BWF Secretary General Thomas Lund. Read his open letter to the badminton community here.