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08 AUG 1997
Flash Interviews women 5000 metres Final
Gabriela Szabo (ROM) Gold
"The most important day of this season for me ended happily.
I expected it would be tactical, the finish deciding it all.
My strong finish is a gift from God but I tried to help him by bettering myself!"
-Roberta Brunet (ITA) Silver
"Today I received a fax from my family at home saying that they wish me to fly to a medal - and I was flying!"
-Fernanda Ribeiro (POR)Bronze
"Only a little bit tired!
I did the 10k as well and after all those races my achilles tendons were hurting me very much."