You do not boo an Olympic Gold Medalist. I'm the best in the world. I came here for you. You don't boo me.— Kurt Angle
Most Powerful Medalist quotations
It's now come out just before his record-breaking 100-meter dash, gold medalist Usain Bolt ate at McDonald's. Apparently he timed his meal so when the race started he would have exactly 9.63 seconds to get to a toilet.
My goal is one Olympic gold medal. Not many people in this world can say, 'I'm an Olympic gold medalist.'
Being an Olympic Medalist was a team effort.
So I am honored to be a part of CBS Sports' WE NEED TO TALK cast of iconic women. Being part of a show with some of my broadcasting and sports idols is an honor.
One thing I always tell people. If you want to be gold medalist, you partner one.
I kind of always took it for granted the fact that my parents were Olympic medalists.
I'm not the kind to go out and tell people 'Oh yeah I'm a gold medalist.'
I think it doesn't happen overnight, that's for sure.
As the first gold medalist since 1984, I think cycling needs to ride that wave right now, because people are excited.
I'm living a dream. I hope in 10 years people will know me as a gold medalist.
In my very first interview, at nine years old, I said I wanted to be an Olympic gold medalist. That was the first time I said it out loud in front of somebody other than my parents.
Depending on the day or even the hour, productivity can take very low dips.
At times, I may feel like throwing in the towel. I love being inspired by amazing women who have achieved great things. When I have a setback, I will spend 15 minutes reading quotes from strong women or reading or watching an interview with a woman I admire (a gold medalist or a CEO). This gets me back in the right mindset to tackle any challenge.
What a great opportunity to come to my fifth Olympics, be flag bearer and also be a returning medalist so I have a platform to talk about something and hopefully do some good in this world.