The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

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

“I will pick you up when you fall. I will stick up for you when no one else will.”

Soh Wooi Yik’s Instagram message for teammate and friend Lee Zii Jia.

“It would be nice to be remembered for leaving a mark. What that mark is isn’t really up to me, time will tell how people remember me.”

Toby Penty upon announcing his retirement.

“Once I finished graduation, they told me, ‘Adham, you must continue in badminton. You go achieve your dreams’.”

Read Egyptian Adham Hatem Elgamal’s story here.

“Don’t let a lower ranking hold you back. When you really fight, whoever the opponent, you can win.”

Chen Long’s advice to China’s next-gen shuttlers.

“It’s only a question of time before I keep knocking on the door, open it and win a final.”

Prannoy H. S. on consistently reaching quarterfinals this season.

“We do know that once we get back to the grind, everything goes back to zero.”

Newly-crowned world champion Aaron Chia in touch with reality.

“I thought my life was over but the medical team opened new doors for me.”

Read how multiple Paralympic medallist Wojtek Czyz bounced back from a life-changing mishap.

“Work, learn, evaluate. Hopefully that will let us be at our best.”

Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti on preparing with Apriyani Rahayu for the upcoming tournaments in Europe.