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Flash interview men 800 metres final

Wilson Kipketer (DEN) Gold "It wasn't my pre race plan to run from the gun to the tape in the lead. I decided to do it that way just before the final because I felt it was right. They wanted to push me but they forgot, I am pushing myself. 1,500? No thanks, I am an 800m runner". -Norberto Tellez (CUB) "I prepared myself perfectly in Havana. Now I dedicate my medal to my coach, my family and all of the people of Cuba". -Kenah Rich (USA) Bronze "I had been planning to execute this game plan all week and it worked right down to the last step. I was confident I had a one in seven chance for one of the remaining medals, as Kipketer is an a world of his own. The rest of us were very evenly matched".

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