Carolina Kluft Quotes

Carolina Evelyn Klüft (Swedish pronunciation: [kl?ft]) (born 2 February 1983) is a Swedish retired athlete competing in heptathlon, triple jump, long jump, and pentathlon. She won the Olympic heptathlon title in 2004. She is also a three-time World and double European heptathlon champion.

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“I was not confident about my foot and I was not able to push hard on it. If you are not confident it is impossible to be at your best.”

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“I love competing, and of course I am very disappointed, but the (European championships) is the highlight of the year, maybe even my career, and that is when I want to be at my best.”

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“It's not serious. Her ankle will be strapped up and we will have to see how it reacts,”

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“I am capable of of beating my personal best (7001 pts set at the 2003 world championships in Paris) but the world record seems too high.”

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“If I do my best -- and I always do my best -- I'm satisfied,”

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“I sacrifice so much for my sport. Everything I do is geared towards improving my next performance.”

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“This was the most difficult competition of my career due to the injury. I knew I had to reach the finish line before Eunice to get the gold, and that's what I did.”

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“I think I will be able to beat my own personal best but Jackie Joyner-Kersee's world record is too good.”

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“I'm not disappointed (at not leading), I'm just trying my best.”

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“I am disappointed because I love competing, but the Europeans are the highlight of the year.”

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“I can't dance at the banquet tonight.”

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Everything I do is geared towards improving my next performance.

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Success for me is not to have all the medals. Success for me is to always do your best and try to develop and get better at every event

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“I had a good and bad day,”

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