The Week in Quotes

The Week in Quotes

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

“I don’t care about it as long as I’m winning medals on the court.”

Sporting success means Manisha Ramdass is not affected by her disabled right arm.

“It’s been a crazy year because so many things have happened at a mad pace. A year ago, I was just looking to break into the top 30 and making the higher-tier events.”

Loh Kean Yew reflects on his journey after reaching a career-high world No.3.

“You need to love what you do — people can sense those feelings, and those feelings are more contagious than we think!”

Shuttle Time National Coordinator of Jordan Hadeel Mohammad Alomari. Read her story.

“I need to trust myself more, be confident. If I can just relax when I play, it’d make the game a lot easier for me.”

Kento Momota on what he needs to do to recapture his old form.

“This is a beautiful sport.”

World Cup-winning footballer Alessandro Nesta after participating in an exhibition badminton match in Jakarta.

“When you attempt to win an Olympic gold medal once, you also want to win it twice.”

Viktor Axelsen has his sight set on more glory at Paris 2024.

“We are a lot more confident in our defensive capability. We aren’t scared to lift the shuttle high because even when the opponents smash or attack, we are comfortable giving it back.”

Chirag Shetty on what he and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have improved on in 2022.

“One day I want to be a legend like him.”

Young Malaysian shuttler Justin Hoh dreams of emulating idol Lee Chong Wei.