Asafa Powell Best Quotes

Asafa Powell, CD (born 23 November 1982) is a Jamaican sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. He held the 100 metres world record between June 2005 and May 2008, with times of 9.77 and 9.74 seconds respectively. Powell has consistently broken the 10-second barrier in competition, with his personal best of 9.72 s being the fifth fastest time in the history of the event. As of October 2012, Powell has broken the ten-second barrier legally more times than anyone else – 84 times. Enjoy Asafa Powell’s best quotes below.

Asafa Powell
“I know, I’m like a kid. Maybe I was a bit too spoilt growing up. Everything just came like I wanted it to.”
“Over the years I have been kind of lazy, thinking my talent alone can do it.”
“Sometimes I’m at home and I remember I’m supposed to do 100 push-ups and I don’t.”
“I should just stay composed and run to the finish line.”
“I think about cars to try and distract myself. It’s a good way to relax, take your mind off everything.”
“Many track and field people know that if I stay relaxed and run my race like I’m supposed to, I will be the winner at the Olympic Games.”
“I want to be the king of sprints because I think I am.”
“I am a bit different from the other sprinters because, I would say, I can run many different ways while the other guys they just came on and they can only run one way.”
“I’m ready to win.”
“From Day 1 I wasn’t planning to run until I am very old.”
“I just want to give my best in London, I want to cross that line and see a personal best on the clock then I will see what position I am in.”
“I am trying to attend every training session and do all of my workouts.”
“I am almost 30 so I am approaching this one as if it will be my last Olympic Games. I want to put out 110 percent to make sure that I am up at the top.”

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