Donovan Bailey Quotes

Donovan Bailey Quotes.

You have to beat the king to be the king. No one is goi

You have to beat the king to be the king. No one is going to hand you a gold medal.
Donovan Bailey
In sports, big names and celebrities drive events, and that’s what people gravitate to.
Donovan Bailey
I’m a sprinter man. We don’t jog; we don’t walk. It’s full-out. It’s big engines. You don’t take a car that has 600 horsepower for a cross-country drive.
Donovan Bailey
I’ll have to say winning the Olympic gold in Atlanta is a crowning achievement, along with the gold in the relay in the same games.
Donovan Bailey
In running, I can internalize that intensity. I can handle it because it’s me and I’m coming back in the next race. I’m always ready for the next race.
Donovan Bailey
When I ran the anchor leg to a gold medal with my Canadian teammates Glenroy Gilbert, Bruny Surin, and Robert Esmie in the 4×100-metre relay at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, it was my responsibility to motivate the guys as unofficial captain and leader.
Donovan Bailey
If you’re open for praise, you have to be open to criticism.
Donovan Bailey
I do a lot of media work, I’ve been investing and I’m involved with real estate. It’s totally different from what I had been doing but I find it challenging and fun. To be honest, I really don’t miss the track. I pretty well accomplished what I set out to do and it was time to move on.
Donovan Bailey
I can’t criticize an athlete if they say they’re injured.
Donovan Bailey
I’m on Twitter, Facebook. There’s a lot you can do with it, and it’s great to keep in touch. I try to throw a few things out on Twitter every day.
Donovan Bailey
Whenever there is money, power, and titles involved, players are going to be corrupt. That might be a political statement, but that’s what it is for the athletes, too.
Donovan Bailey
There are many commentators who have said the wrong thing before. That’s part of the business.
Donovan Bailey
Im Jamaican, man. Im Jamaican first. You gotta understand thats where Im from. Thats home. That you can never take away from me. Im a Jamaican-born Canadian sprinter.
Donovan Bailey
Being surrounded with such positive people always helps.
Donovan Bailey
My dad is a great cricket fan, and I used to play a bit back in Jamaica.
Donovan Bailey
I’m a competitor.
Donovan Bailey
I think that every single person should play sports.
Donovan Bailey
I’ve never been one that was on a diet, because I always ate well.
Donovan Bailey
I love Adam Gemili – he’s the guy kids should aspire to be like.
Donovan Bailey
Every kid needs a mentor. Everybody needs a mentor.
Donovan Bailey
I’m a red meat lover. I eat carbs. I love carbs.
Donovan Bailey
With success always comes criticism. I’ve been criticized every year of my life.
Donovan Bailey
A team sport is not very good for me, because I can’t take losing.
Donovan Bailey
A strained hamstring is a muscle tear and very easy to take care of with proper therapy. The greatest problem for a sprinter coming back from a hamstring injury is getting yourself to a point where you are confident mentally that all the muscles are going to be firing.
Donovan Bailey
I’m Jamaican, man. I’m Jamaican first. You gotta understand that’s where I’m from. That’s home. That you can never take away from me. I’m a Jamaican-born Canadian sprinter.
Donovan Bailey
What I did at the start of each season, regardless if I was coming back as the champion, was run indoors and take forward steps from the first race.
Donovan Bailey
When you can listen to others’ perspectives, we can learn about the other people that make up this great country.
Donovan Bailey