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Athlete Quotes - Mens Javelin

Chris Hill Winner Mens Javelin
 
On winning the javelin:
This was surreal. I knew I had to come up and hit something big. I got the adrenaline, got the crowd into it, and went for it.
 
On his injuries:
Im a clumsy guy. I broke my hand earlier this year in the weight room and jammed my thumb on a rope swing.
 
On going to the Worlds:
I am so fortunate and so excited. I thank God that I have this opportunity.
 
On how he feels:
My body is fresh. After my first few throws I didnt think I was going to go much farther until someone passed me.
 
Cyrus Hostetler Fourth Place Mens Javelin
 
On his performance:
I was excited, we had a great practice on Friday. We were saying it just takes one big throw, and I kept looking for it, but it didnt come today. However the cards fall, I am just happy for this opportunity. Whether you are first or last, it is exciting just to be here.
 
On the opportunity to complete:
I just praise God that Im out here. This is a great opportunity that not many people get to do. Its been an exciting year, a long year, this is my ninth meet. Im just excited to take a break and get back at it next year.
 
On the wind:
Im happy with it, I just chose my second to throw in between the gusts of wind.
 

 
 

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