The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

Who said what in the badminton world over the past week?

“If it wasn’t for badminton, I don’t know what I’d be today. It has very much changed not only my life but my family’s life as well.”

Anthony Sinisuka Ginting tells the Olympic Channel the impact the sport has had on him.

“I’m writing my master’s degree thesis about training load and periodisation in badminton, and in June or July, I will defend it.”

Poland’s Michal Rogalski keeping himself busy while not competing at tournaments.

“When you stay physically active, your body and health thank you. I always feel more fulfilled when I finish a workout and have a good sweat.”

Brazil’s Para badminton player Vitor Tavares continues working on his fitness at home. Story here.

“He’s a legend. His titles speak for themselves. We have to salute him.”

Lee Chong Wei calls Lin Dan the greatest shuttler of all time. Story here.

“The toughest challenges are the ones that help us grow. So, I’d approach this in a positive way.”

Wong Choong Hann on how the Malaysia team is dealing with COVID-19. Story here.

“If my body isn’t able to deliver the workload I need to put in, or when I can’t see myself defeating the world’s best, it’s time to call it a day.”

Selena Piek about retirement to Badminton Europe.

“He told me to never give up doing what you love. I never have.”

Photographer Alan Spink remembers the advice the late Louis Ross gave him. Story here.

“If I win a medal, a new conversation around inclusion and road safety will begin and a lot of ideas will change around disability in India.”

Manasi Joshi on what success at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games would mean to her.