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Athlete Quotes - Men's Long Jump

Dwight Phillips Ė Winner Menís Long Jump
On his thoughts after winning the long jump:
ďIím not looking back. Iím in great form right now Ė feeling very confident. I just wanted to come out here today and qualify for the world championships. Go to Berlin and handle business.Ē
Marquise Goodwin Ė Fifth Place Menís Long Jump
On how he feels:
I feel great. Iím a little fatigued. But Iíll let that all go because I just broke the national record and Iím going to enjoy myself while Iím here.Ē
On how he almost didnít compete:
At first I wasnít going to come to this meet, I was just going to come and watch but somebody talked me into it.
On whether fatigue was an issue:
Iím pretty used to events being back-to-back because I compete in five events in high school. So it wasnít really that difficult like everybody thought it would be. Itís a blessing to be able to come back to do it all again.


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