7 August 20:31 (BST)

AT: AMDOUNI (FRA) - gold in the men's 10,000m

BERLIN - Comments from Morhad AMDOUNI (FRA) after winning gold in the men's 10,000m in 28 minutes, 11.22 seconds at the Berlin Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

Morhad AMDOUNI (FRA) - gold

On competing in Berlin:

"You have a magnificent Olympic Stadium. Thank you.

"Today, I am over the moon, so happy. Long live Germany and long live France.

"I would like to thank my wife, my coach and the French team. It is set off now, I will focus on the 5k (on Saturday).

"During the race, my muscles felt very well. I have come from very far. I have had many big difficulties. But I did not give up.

"I ran at the world championships in 2009 here too, but without success. And now, nine years later, I come back here to win this European title.

"This stadium is great. On the last lap I was very impatient. Now I feel very relieved."

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