The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

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

“My love of the game is what keeps me motivated. I simply just love to play and compete.”

Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus to Badminton Europe on why he continues badminton at the age of 35.

“The Olympics inspired me to pursue sports. All the people that inspired me to play a sport have come from the Olympics.”

Lauren Smith on what being an Olympian means to her.

“It’s not possible to keep attacking all the time. We are aware we need a Plan B and we are working towards it.”

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on the importance of being less predictable to take their game to another level.

“All the recent attention has been great. We love it but we won’t let it get to our heads.”

Thinaah Muralitharan is determined to break into the world top 15 alongside Pearly Tan.

“Of course I’ve thought about it and a replacement (partner). So after Greysia retires, Apriyani doesn’t need to start from scratch.”

Coach Eng Hian has an idea on who he wants to replace Greysia Polii as Apriyani Rahayu’s partner.

“We’re pretty inseparable to be fair.”

Callum Hemming on his relationship with Steven Stallwood. Read their story here

“I still feel guilty that I’m No.1 in the world and suffered a defeat. I’ll come back stronger.”

Kento Momota’s recent promise to his fans on YouTube.

“I’ve watched it so many times. When the movie was filmed it was kind of an interesting new topic.”

Katerina Tomalova to Badminton Europe on why the Matrix is her favourite film.