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Top 100 Quotes About Gold Medal

#1. Personal honors never meant much to Bill Russell, one of America's most successful athletes with 2 college titles, 1 Olympic gold medal and 11 - count 'em, 11 - N.B.A. championships with the Boston Celtics. - Author: George Vecsey
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#2. I could be winning the decathlon in high school, which I've won twice, yet, if my dad is in the audience, 'Oh look! It's Anthony Quinn.' And I'm like, 'Hello? Kid just got a gold medal. Hello? I'm over here.' - Author: Francesco Quinn
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#3. London 2012 is all about winning a medal. Not just any medal, the gold medal. - Author: Hope Solo
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#4. If you bound the arms and legs of gold-medal swimmer Michael Phelps, weighed him down with chains, threw him in a pool and he sank, you wouldn't call it a 'failure of swimming.' So, when markets have been weighted down by inept and excessive regulation, why call this a 'failure of capitalism'? - Author: Peter Boettke
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#5. It took putting one foot in front of the other every single day to get through it to the point where I made it back on the team and won a gold medal in 2008. - Author: Hope Solo
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#6. We don't have a World Series or a Super Bowl, so to be able to come home with a gold medal is amazing. I want to do it again in four more years. - Author: Kerri Walsh
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#7. I feel like at the Olympics I gave the best performance of my life and I wasn't rewarded for that as an athlete. Yes, my fans and my mom were happy about it, but I didn't win that gold medal. - Author: Johnny Weir
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#8. It has been a wonderful experience to compete in the Olympic Games and to bring home a gold medal. But since I have been a young lad, I have had my eyes on a different prize. You see, each one of us is in a greater race than any I have run in Paris, and this race ends when God gives out the medals. - Author: Eric Liddell
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#9. Bill Russell is one of the great names in basketball, an all-American ... and the only athlete to ever win an NCAA Championship, an Olympic Gold Medal, and a professional championship all in the same year-1956 ... But Bill Russell had this one problem: He threw up before every game. - Author: John Eliot
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#10. Look, I won in high school, I won a national championship in college, I want to win one in the NBA. But winning a gold medal, I don't think anything can top that. - Author: Carmelo Anthony
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#11. Joe Frazier's life didn't start with Ali. I was a Golden Gloves champ. Gold medal in Tokyo '64. Heavyweight champion of the world long before I fought Ali in the Garden. - Author: Joe Frazier
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#12. Looking back, I'm so proud to have gone to five Olympics - I believe only three other Americans have achieved that. My true gold medal, though, is my daughter, Karsen, who is 18 months old. And I have a wonderful husband, Mike. - Author: Gail Devers
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#13. Coming in as a veteran, I'd like to finish with a gold medal. - Author: Howard Bach
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#14. He shakes his head. His dark messy hair has a few curls in it today.It's quite breathtaking,really.If there were an Olympics competition in hair, St. Clair would totally win,hands down. Ten-point-oh.Gold medal. - Author: Stephanie Perkins
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#15. Breaking the world record in '92 was a very special personal moment, but I'd say my favorite moment as a decathlete was winning the Olympic gold medal. - Author: Dan O'Brien
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#16. It's a level of strength and character that few of us can imagine; a grace under pressure that few of us will ever attain. It's why an Olympic gold medal would not have made us love or admire her more. - Author: Peggy Fleming
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#17. To have this gold medal around my neck is an indescribable feeling. I'm the happiest person right now. - Author: Jordyn Wieber
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#18. Yeah, that's what kind of, we get the idea a little bit yeah, because other people from different countries also try as hard as they can to get a medal or a gold medal in the Olympic Games. And you know, if they can work hard, we can work hard as well. - Author: Inge De Bruijn
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#19. For sure, 2010 was the best year I've ever had. It couldn't have gone any better for me. Even if I just won the Olympic gold medal, that would have made it the best year of my career and the best day of my life, period. Winning the World Cup races and the overall title just topped it off. - Author: Lindsey Vonn
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#20. Now I had won the gold medal. But it didn't mean anything, because I didn't have the right color skin. - Author: Muhammad Ali
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#21. An Olympic medal is the greatest achievement and honor that can be received by an athlete. I would swap any World Title to have won gold at the Olympics. - Author: Jeff Fenech
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#22. She would have got a gold medal in social climbing if it was an Olympic sport - Author: Marlene Perez
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#23. Congratulations to Mexico. They upset Brazil to win a gold medal in men's soccer. And after the Olympics ended, the Mexican soccer team, of course, returned home to their houses here in Los Angeles. - Author: Jay Leno
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#24. Humility was a cult in my family. I only got it out of my father by accident when he was very old that he had won an Olympic gold medal. - Author: Hugh Laurie
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#25. My support system, in my surgeon, my P.T., my pilates, my weightlifting, everything that I'm doing to make my body and my mind stronger is just, you know, has been on point. So I feel very prepared for the journey to qualify, and the journey to wear the gold medal. - Author: Kerri Walsh
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#26. I don't know about you, but I lie awake nights worrying about Canadian uranium. I know these people. I grew up there. You have no idea what they're capable of doing. If Sidney Crosby hadn't scored that goal to win the Olympic gold medal, there's no telling what might have ensued. - Author: Charles Krauthammer
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#27. The favorite to win the Olympic gold medal in archery is a legally blind athlete from South Korea, mainly because everyone else is too scared to compete next to him. - Author: Jimmy Fallon
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#28. I have learned from the first Olympics, of course. When I went to my first Olympic Games, I experienced all of the pressure and was able to win the gold medal. I try not to feel the pressure, and I try not to be nervous when I am on the ice and when I compete. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#29. What if winning the gold medal at the Olympics wasn't the end?
What if ... it was only the beginning? - Author: Amanda Dubin
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#30. Be a gold-medal multitasker. You should be able to discuss the new Ludacris video while correcting the merchandising spreadsheets, picking the right shade of snakeskin for next season's mini-purses and catching the dog at the same time! - Author: Kimora Lee Simmons
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#31. It really means a lot that I won the gold medal - but I woke up the next morning expecting to feel different. I felt the same. - Author: Dan O'Brien
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#32. You don't win an Olympic gold medal with a few weeks of intensive training. - Author: Seth Godin
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#33. My salvation was a free gift. I didn't have to work for it and it's better than any gold medal that I've ever won. - Author: Betty Cuthbert
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#34. I wanted to win the gold medal and then go home and further my education in college. I had no intentions whatsoever to become a professional fighter because I had heard horror stories about former boxers who made money but, in the end, ended up with nothing. I didn't want to be one of those guys. - Author: Sugar Ray Leonard
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#35. The fact is I am a compulsive reader. Thirty-five cents' worth of Gold Medal Original will put me right to sleep. Or Perry Mason. But I'll read the ads in an old Paris-Match that has been used to wrap herring before I'll do without. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#36. Well my thoughts on American swimming are that our prospects look favorable, but we may not have as strong a showing in the gold medal count as in previous Olympics. But I am not coaching. - Author: Mark Spitz
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#37. Skiing is my favorite sport, because, that's the only sport that is actually better to watch the worst the person is at it. "That guy won a gold medal in the Olympics" "Oh yeah, that's cool, i wanna watch the fat guy" "Come on dude, you can take that hill" - Author: Demetri Martin
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#38. I had already been into my professional career for six years and had not won an individual gold medal at the Olympics. There was a tremendous amount of pressure going into 1996 to get it done. - Author: Michael Johnson
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#39. Since I started playing at the Olympics in 2000, I have always wanted to do a dress based on Wonder Woman. It should be interesting to wear. And hopefully, it will get me a gold medal. - Author: Venus Williams
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#40. That was such an important time for us, as a team. It was our second gold medal in a row, following Salt Lake City, and really established ourselves as the best team in the world. - Author: Hayley Wickenheiser
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#41. Some men want to win a gold medal, some want a family, some want to be rich, some want to be free, some want to kill other men, and some men want to do the right thing. Me, I only want you. - Author: Aleksandr Voinov
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#42. Winning an Olympic gold medal is like nothing else. - Author: Rebecca Lobo
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#43. Talent alone can't give you a gold medal.There is practise,there is hard work and there is a will to succeed. - Author: Keith Peters
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#44. If you're not enough before the gold medal, you won't be enough with it. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#45. To finish off this whole Olympics by finally getting the gold medal, it's the best feeling in the world. - Author: Shawn Johnson
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#46. Now that I have an Olympic medal in my room, it makes me hungry for another and a different color one. - Author: Gracie Gold
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#47. Anytime you've got an opportunity to play for your country and win a gold medal, I think that takes it all. That's the greatest thing you could ever achieve in your sport. So, I have been very fortunate to play on great teams, but the gold medal was probably the best. - Author: Larry Bird
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#48. If I had to pick one exact moment when we were live on air and something very, very special happened it was at the Athens Olympics. Chris Hoy won the Gold Medal in the kilometre time trial and that was incredible. - Author: Jill Douglas
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#49. I am a freestyle mogul skier who, on February 13, became the first American to win a gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. - Author: Hannah Kearney
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#50. I was able to represent my country and put on the red, white, and blue - how many people in the world get to do that? Standing on the podium with my teammates, and being the first women's gymnastics team to win this gold medal, it was life-changing! - Author: Dominique Moceanu
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#51. Through everything I've gone through- and I've been everywhere, at the top of the world, in jail, hung over drunk - I never gave up my dream of winning a gold medal in the Olympics. - Author: Dan O'Brien
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#52. I don't know where my first gold medal is. - Author: Shaun White
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#53. Look here, I have succeeded at last in fetching some gold from the sun.

{After his banker questioned the value of investigating gold in the Fraunhofer lines of the sun and Kirchhoff handing him over a medal he was awarded for his investigations.} - Author: Gustav Kirchhoff
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#54. I won the Olympic gold medal in Rome, Italy. Olympic champion. The Russian standing right here, and the Pole right here. - Author: Muhammad Ali
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#55. I'm six-foot-five. I'm not going to win the gold medal in figure skating. But I can try, and that's what matters. Trying. - Author: Aleks Paunovic
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#56. I think the mental victory is worth it as much as a gold medal. - Author: Cameron Van Der Burgh
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#57. Identity itself should be not a smug label or a gold medal but a revolution. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#58. This is the first medal I've ever won in an international meet. For it to be gold is incredible. It feels great. I can't explain it. - Author: Michael Phelps
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#59. The first gold medal we had won for the Soviet Union. This one we won for each other. - Author: Ekaterina Gordeeva
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#60. The 2002 (Olympic) team was a great team, we won the gold medal, they deserved all the accolades that they got. But this team seems to have a little more depth and maybe a little more talent to pick from. So it makes the job of picking the right 23 guys even more difficult. - Author: Wayne Gretzky
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#61. I just won the gold medal and I couldn't eat downtown. I said, 'Something's wrong.' And from then on, I've been a Muslim. - Author: Muhammad Ali
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#62. I hoped to win a medal and hoped it would be gold. I knew I was good but didn't know I would be the one to score something that had never been done before. - Author: Nadia Comaneci
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#63. An Olympic gold medal is something that almost seems like a fantasy. Yes, of course I want it, since I was a little kid, before I even knew what the World Cup tour was. - Author: Hannah Kearney
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#64. I haven't let the gold medal out of my sight; it sleeps next to me in bed. - Author: Magdalena Neuner
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#65. When I took the job as the manager of the Olympic team, I didn't take it because I was a Dodger. I did it because I was an American, and I wanted to bring that gold medal where it belongs in baseball, the United States. And that's exactly what our team did. - Author: Tommy Lasorda
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#66. I've been dreaming of winning gold medal in the Olympics. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#67. Everybody has to deal with tough times. A gold medal doesn't make you immune to that. A skater is used to falling down and getting up again. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#68. We had two goals ... One was to cherish every moment together, cherish the journey because the journey allows you to learn and grow. The other was to win a gold medal. - Author: Kerri Walsh
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#69. Yes, winning the gold medal was undoubtedly the biggest day of my career - mostly because I won the way I had prepared to run it. It was a totally satisfying experience. - Author: Frank Shorter
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#70. I'd love to try and get a summer and winter gold medal-that would be amazing. - Author: Shaun White
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#71. An Australian swimmer who failed to win a gold medal is blaming her loss on social media. In her defense, it is really hard to tweet when you're swimming. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#72. People fall down, winners get up, and gold medal winners just get up faster! - Author: Bonnie St. John
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#73. I graduated a the top of my class in the '84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal. - Author: Scott Hamilton
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#74. I think I dreamed about competing at the Olympics, maybe hoping to win a gold medal. Not that I ever thought that I would, but I dreamed about it. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#75. No matter what, like, I couldn't - I could break a world record, get an Olympic gold medal, and my mom would be, like, you could have done better. But you looked pretty. That's what she says all the time. - Author: Ryan Lochte
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#76. Actually, I always dreamed about getting a gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle in Olympic swimming. I always thought that would be the epic award in sports to get. - Author: Chris Klein
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#77. If I bring back only one gold people are going to say it's a disappointment. But not too many of them own an Olympic gold medal so if I get one I'm going to be happy. - Author: Michael Phelps
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#78. Because winning a gold medal had been a dream of mine since a young age, I needed to empty my mind during the preparation for the Olympics by telling myself that it would be OK not to win a gold medal. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#79. When you're expected to win and you have the press saying that you are going to win the Olympic gold medal, and you're the only sure thing in the Olympics, it can undermine your confidence. - Author: Scott Hamilton
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#80. We have a heard of gold, and that's what this medal is right here. It's a team that will never give up. - Author: Joseph Hagerty
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#81. Curling is not a sport. I called my grandmother and told her she could win a gold medal because they have dusting in the Olympics now. - Author: Charles Barkley
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#82. No need to go to the dolphins," interjected Max Brailovsky. "One of the brightest engineers in my class was fatally attracted to a blonde in Kiev. When I heard of him last, he was working in a garage. And he'd won a gold medal for designing space-stations. What a waste! - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#83. I want to win a gold medal in London. - Author: Kerri Walsh
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#84. Standing on the podium at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and receiving a gold medal was the crowning jewel in a successful gymnastics career and, most certainly, the confirmation that my parents' sacrifices were not in vain. - Author: Dominique Moceanu
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#85. I'm just so excited. We all are. We've been waiting for this [the gold medal] for years now and it's finally here. This meant so much. It just felt so good. - Author: Kobe Bryant
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#86. Yes folks, their gold medal looks the same as everybody elses. - Author: Bob Costas
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#87. That's the awesome part. Little girls now have a chance to look up and see women playing soccer, basketball, softball and now hockey - and know they can win a gold medal, too. - Author: Angela Ruggiero
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#88. Although it was a great accomplishment to win a gold medal, as soon as they put it on you, that's it; your career is over. - Author: Sugar Ray Leonard
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#89. Perhaps we'll never know how far the path can go, how much a human being can truly achieve, until we realize that the ultimate reward is not a gold medal but the path itself. - Author: George Leonard
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#90. I wouldn't say that there's ever been an Olympic champion that didn't deserve to win an Olympic Gold Medal. - Author: Dorothy Hamill
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#91. You know, there's something especially lonely about a gold medal hanging all by itself on a bedroom wall, something that says "fluke," or "beginner's luck," or "one in a million," but two gold medals, now that says something completely different. That says, "Oh, yeah, baby, this is the real deal! - Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
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#92. And what is a gold medal? I'd never really thought about it before Nagano. Now I realize that it's a dream to strive for. I love my silver medal, because it stands for all my dreams and all I'm still capable of fulfilling - Author: Michelle Kwan
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#93. I'm having a wonderful time in training. It's so funny because you go through ups and you go through downs. People have to realize that my career started on a down. I got ripped off a Gold Medal at the Olympics but it didn't stop me and it made me a better person. - Author: Roy Jones Jr.
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#94. My stepdad is Bruce Jenner, the Olympian. The first time he came over was like a blind date, and we had show and tell. He took out the gold medal for me and my sisters, and we were like, 'So? Who the hell are you?' - Author: Kourtney Kardashian
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#95. For so long I wanted to win the gold medal. Then I won. I had to figure out what was the new motivation to take myself to that place again. - Author: Bryan Clay
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#96. I'm still dominant and that's what matters, ... But rain, snow, sleet, it doesn't matter. I'm going to go out and try and win a gold medal. - Author: Justin Gatlin
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#97. I can't even begin to explain how important it is to all the people who have been involved in our program, and built it to where it is today. I can't believe we won. I can't believe we have the gold medal. - Author: Lauren Jackson
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#98. We all bring some different elements at the Games. Everything is a stepping stone for us after playing these two games. These Games are preparing us to play a 60-minutes game and preparing us for the gold-medal game. - Author: Cherie Piper
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#99. But probably this is helps to win, to win, to gold, more gold medals, and to win most my important medal, heart of people. This is most important for me. - Author: Olga Korbut
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#100. To anyone who has started out on a long campaign believing that the gold medal was destined for him, the feeling when, all of a sudden, the medal has gone somewhere else is quite indescribable. - Author: Sebastian Coe
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