The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

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

“I hope to bring the joy of playing badminton to Singaporeans and people around the world. It really is a healthy sport because a lot of cardio, muscle building and eye-to-hand coordination is involved.”

Loh Kean Yew to Men’s Folio when asked what cause he’d like to champion.

“The players are getting faster, the speed is so high and the power is so great now.”

Lee Wan Wah on how badminton has evolved since his playing days. Story here.

“I’m quite elated to be given this opportunity to pursue my degree and this platform to further inspire persons and bring them to the sport of badminton.”

Tahlia Richardson after receiving the Jamaica Olympic Association scholarship.

“Motivation has never been an issue, I love training. I’m not losing my patience, instead, I’m getting ready to play my best badminton when the circuit resumes.”

The COVID-19 pandemic has made Slovakian Milan Dratva more eager to improve his game.

“You must not wait any longer to bring back the sport to where it belongs.”

National Olympic Committee of Kenya president Paul Tergat after presenting Badminton Kenya its first modern competition and training mats.

“I travelled with him for many years so I definitely feel I have that advantage. Also badminton is some skill you can’t learn overnight.”

Indian actor Sudheer Babu confident of pulling off playing Pullela Gopichand on silver screen.

“Of course it’s not an easy task but I hope this time we can come away as champions.”

Rio 2016 silver medallist Chan Peng Soon on his goal for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

“She was the only European really chasing the Chinese players and challenging them, and that was quite amazing.”

Juliane Schenk on why she loved watching Danish legend Camilla Martin.