The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

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

“I don’t see why you have to wait until after you’re in the sport to give back.”

Kirsty Gilmour eager to do her bit for badminton. Story here.

“I’ve been training on mental strength in the lockdown as we have to feature in Paralympics.”

Indian Para shuttler Sukant Kadam gearing up for Tokyo 2020 by working on his psychology.

“I want to show the world what we can do. How we use our limited body to do unlimited things.”

Hong Kong Para shuttler Chan Ho Yuen Daniel is looking forward to returning to competitions. Story here.

“I can always work at a later age but I can’t play badminton when I’m 40.”

Iris Wang on why she will persist with badminton for a while. Story here.

“I don’t know at all where he stands but I assume he’ll come in the best version of himself and play at the insanely high level he has been before.”

Viktor Axelsen expects Kento Momota to come out all guns blazing at the YONEX All England Open.

“There are more countries pushing on. We’ll keep improving and get better.”

Ben Lane believes European players are closing the gap on perennial badminton powerhouses. Story here.

“My philosophy is to not be scared of anyone. If I play well, great! If I don’t, I learn from the match and move on.”

Saina Nehwal on how she approaches each badminton duel.

“Your attitude is your altitude, it determines how high you fly.”

Jenny Wallwork on her philosophy.