The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

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

“It would be amazing for me to be there. It’s my dream. It’s my reason to get up in the morning.”

Léonice Huet is desperate to make an appearance at Paris 2024. Read about her.

“We started to realise we got on very well, and it kind of evolved and happened.”

Lauren Smith on how she and Marcus Ellis became partners off court.

“If you’re weak in English, perhaps now is the best time to enrol in a short language course.”

Lee Chong Wei tells Malaysian players to improve their language skills while waiting for events.

“My biggest motivation to start badminton was Saina Nehwal’s achievement at the London 2012 Olympics.

Sukant Kadam reveals his compatriot’s bronze medal sparked his interest in the sport.

“It’s definitely nice to be playing internationally again. I’m realising I missed competing and tournament life.”

Martina Repiska tells Badminton Europe she enjoys being back on court after COVID-19 interrupted the season.

“Together we have the chance to make badminton shine once again on the international sports calendar.”

BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer confident Thailand is the perfect venue to host the two HSBC BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournaments and HSBC BWF World Tour Finals in January 2021. Story here.

“Ending this year with a win! So happy with what I brought to the court.”

Kirsty Gilmour after winning the SaarLorLux Open 2020.