8 August 22:07 (BST)

AT: GUDZIUS (LTU) - gold in the men's discus

BERLIN - Comments from Andrius GUDZIUS (LTU) after winning gold in the men's discus with a throw of 68.46 metres at the Berlin Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.

Andrius GUDZIUS (LTU) - gold

On whether his victory was a surprise:

"To be honest, I really expected to do this in these championships but it was hard.

On the atmosphere in the stadium:

"I must say I'm really impressed with the German fans. It is evident they really value athletics and, in particular, the German athletes.

"I'm always excited to come back here to Berlin and compete."

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