„It is not gymnastics or ice skating, you know.“

Attributed by Tom Knight, "Zatopek: 'human locomotive' who made Olympic history", Telegraph, 23 November 2000 (Telegraph Media Group) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/athletics/2993266/Athletics-Zatopek-human-locomotive-who-made-Olympic-history.html
regarding his lack of finesse

Original

To víte, není to gymnastika nebo krasobruslení.

o svém zmučeném výrazu při běhu

Übernommen aus Wikiquote. Bearbeitet von Martin Svoboda. Letzte Aktualisierung 27. August 2021. Geschichte
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