Lynn Davies - Quotes

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It's perseverance that's the key. It's persevering for long enough to achieve your potential. ---->>>

As a youngster, I enjoyed sport and my ambition was to be a great sportsman. ---->>>

There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life. Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to live your life in the best possible way.

There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life. Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to live your life in the best possible way.

If you have a coach helping you, developing your skills alongside you, that's when you're on your way to becoming not just a participant but achieving. ---->>>

It's not just about a coach telling you what to do and just following it unthinkingly. ---->>>

Sport and life is about losing. It's about understanding how to lose. ---->>>

It's about lessons for life. It's not just about winning either. ---->>>

You've got to be a disciplined person if you want to succeed both in sport and in life. ---->>>

It's about somebody initially knowing more about it than you do but eventually you learn a lot about it yourself and practise the skills and techniques that you've been taught. ---->>>

You've got to be actively involved in the process yourself and you've got to listen carefully to what the coach is saying, take that on board yourself and implement what the coach is saying. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 05-20, 1942
Birthplace: Nantymoel, Wales
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Occupation: Athlete
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Lynn Davies CBE (born 20 May 1942) is a British former track and field athlete from Wales, who specialised in the long jump. He was the 1964 Olympic champion in the event. He was born in Nantymoel near Bridgend and was a member of the Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club. He won an Olympic gold medal in the long jump in 1964 (earning himself the nickname "Lynn the Leap") with a leap of 8 (wikipedia)