My running was very simple; it was out of myself.
Emil Zatopek


Meaning of this quote in other languages

Spanish: Mi marcha era muy simple, sino que estaba fuera de mí mismo.

Mandarin Chinese: 我跑步是很简单的,它是出于我自己。

Portuguese: Minha corrida foi muito simples, mas estava fora de mim mesmo.

Italian: : La mia corsa era molto semplice, era fuori di me stesso.

Russian: Мой бег был очень простой, она была из себя.

Japanese: 私のランニングは非常に簡単だった、それは自分自身の外でした。

French: Ma course était très simple, il était hors de moi-même.

German: Mein Lauf war sehr einfach, es aus mir heraus war.

Turkish: Benim çalışan çok basit oldu, o kendimi dışarı oldu.

Other quotes by Emil Zatopek

If one can stick to the training throughout the many long years, then will power is no longer a problem. It's raining? That doesn't matter. I am tired? That's besides the point. It's simply that I just have to.

Why should I practice running slow? I already know how to run slow. I want to learn to run fast.

We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.

To boast of a performance which I cannot beat is merely stupid vanity. And if I can beat it that means there is nothing special about it. What has passed is already finished with. What I find more interesting is what is still to come.

When I was young, I was too slow. I thought I must learn to run fast by practicing to run fast, so I ran 100 meters fast 20 times. Then I came back, slow, slow, slow.

About Emil Zatopek

Profession: Athlete
Nationality: Czechoslovakian
Born: September 19, 1922
Died: September 19, 1922


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