Who’s saying what in Guangzhou

Who’s saying what at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou:

By (AFP)

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Published: Fri 19 Nov 2010, 11:47 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 5:03 AM

“I love the colour. I think its suits me.”

· Maldives’ basketball player Shamama Najeeb on her pink shoes.

“When I saw what they eat, I felt pity for them. It’s very hard for me to ask them to practise more.”

· Thailand women’s basketball coach Zhao Xuanmin on the struggles the team faces.

“I will have a big meal. I have not eaten pork for one month.”

· China’s 8-Ball pool gold medallist Liu Shasha on her plans to celebrate.

“Whenever I compete it feels like he is watching me in heaven. This pushes me on a lot.”

· South Korean equestrian rider Cheon Jai Sik remembers former teammate Kim Hyung-Chil who was killed while competing at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha.

“My idol is Tiger Woods because he can hit the ball even if it’s in the water.”

· Afghanistan golfer Ali Fazel who hit a second round 112.

“I don’t want any more triple bogeys.”

· Vietnam golfer Thi Nga Luu after her 25-over par 97

“Even though I’m a monk, I still felt a bit nervous.”

· Japan’s Kenki Sato, a Buddhist monk, after the first round of cross-country.

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