You can’t climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don’t fulfil it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that’s reasonable, and then gradually raise it. That’s the only way to get to the top.
My running was very simple; it was out of myself.
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|Birth:||19th September, 1922|
|Death:||22nd November, 2000|
Emil Zátopek was born in Kopřivnice, Czechoslovakia. He was a Czechoslovak long-distance runner best known for winning three gold medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. He won gold in the 5000 metres and 10,000 metres runs, but his final medal came when he decided at the last minute to compete in the first marathon of his life. He was nicknamed the "Czech Locomotive". In February 2013, the editors at Runner's World Magazine selected him as the Greatest Runner of All Time. He is the only person to win the 5,000 metres, 10,000 metres, and marathon in the same Olympics.
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