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Athlete Quotes - Men's 1500m Final

Lopez Lomong – Winner Men’s 1500M
On winning his first US championship:
“It means so much to me. It is a special thing for the people who support me every day. Great to be here in Eugene, the people are just great here.”
On being pushed by opponents in the race:
“What a change from last year compared to this year. The thing about competitors, we all support each other and push each other. I couldn’t do this by myself, you must have competition out there.”
On representing the US at the Worlds:
“I can’t wait to go to Berlin and compete for this great country of ours.”


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