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Olga Korbut

Russian,  Athlete
Total Quotes : 24
Olympic Big Sixty

And from that nineteen sixty four, this was my goal to go to Olympic Games. And I realized what does it mean, Olympic Games, like big celebration.

- Olga Korbut

Olympic Star Became

And, in nineteen seventy two Olympic Games I wasn't really going to be a star, and overnight I became a star.

- Olga Korbut

Live Gymnastics Without

But, I couldn't live without creation gymnastics.

- Olga Korbut

Woman Kid Show

Because up to sixteen years old you feel gymnastics more. You can show your emotion, grace, like woman gymnastics, not kid's gymnastics. I feel I have good shape, and I can do it elements everything, but, it's not competition for me.

- Olga Korbut

Small Think I Think

And we lost a lot because of that, and I think this is future gymnastics to separate ages. Because kids can do it more than adult. A woman and adult woman can show more than the small kids.

- Olga Korbut

My Life Will I Was Born

Anyway I will go same road because I, I was born in gymnastics. This is my, how to say, my life and my duty.

- Olga Korbut

People Medals More

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.

- Olga Korbut

Love Medals Need

I am not interested in medals or titles. I don't need them. I need the love of the public and I fight for it.

- Olga Korbut

Olympic Been Very

And in nineteen seventy two I almost wasn't, on the team, but I knew about it just before Olympic Games for three months before this why this is was not very good for me. I'd been ready to go, you know.

- Olga Korbut

Compete Big Been

I'd been ready too, because before Olympic Games, I wasn't compete in big competition like, World Championship, like European Championship. I just competed in national competition.

- Olga Korbut

World Looks May

But let me do I will show the world what gymnastics looks like. Well may be this is a future gymnastics.

- Olga Korbut

Want Finally Almost

Finally I almost dropped gymnastics because I couldn't live without create, and you know, and then, all public in the world start to say, we don't want to see gymnastics without OLGA.

- Olga Korbut

Bread Individual Like

How many people in the world is, each of them is individual. And I like to eat bread, somebody don't like that. You know this is the same in gymnastics.

- Olga Korbut

Olympic Separate Very

And I suggested to change very simple way to Olympic Games, in one competition, two different levels. Separate from, until sixteen, and after sixteen years old.

- Olga Korbut

Soul Better Than

It's better to have a rich soul than to be rich.

- Olga Korbut

Want Kind Part

I would say this is not negative this is h, a hard part in gymnastics. You can't eat, whatever you want to eat. And what kind of meal you're supposed to have, you can't.

- Olga Korbut

My Life Other Very

This is probably why, my life is easier, and my family is very happy, because we never lie each other. This is probably all people supposed to feel each other, so be always in all of the world they'll be peace.

- Olga Korbut

Think Very High Level

I think if I wasn't in very high level, I never will be in the team. Cause I was high, in very high level.

- Olga Korbut

Olympic Small Very

Remember before nineteen seventy two Olympic Games I was total skinny, I was small, very strong, they may be don't like to see a gymnastics like that. I don't know but, gymnastics, might. Nineteen seventy two supposed to be change somewhere.

- Olga Korbut

My Life Every Day I Think

I think this is all my life. Because if I was split gymnastics and something else like far, fun or to go with friends. No, this, you're supposed to one go, one straight road and to do every day. And touch the wall, of the goal.

- Olga Korbut