Athlete Quotes - Women's 400m Hurdles Quarterfinal
Sheena Tosta, Heat 1
"It went well today. My goal was just to win the heat and advance. My time was right were I thought it would be."
Lashinda Demus, Heat 2
"It feels good [to win the heat]. I tried to run slow purposely and my race ended up a mess. So tomorrow I'm going to come out and run like it's the final."
"I just started stepping too much in between hurdles."
"It is partial relief [to advance], because you knock out one and have two to go."
"Technique is something you can easily fix. When your mind is so set on running slow, you have a race like I did today."
Tiffany Ross-Williams, Heat 3
"Technically, it was a really good race for me. I went out and executed very well. I just tried to listen to my coach and pump my arms. I'm starting to peak at the right time and I think that is really important."