Quotes of the Day for Tuesday 7 August
GLASGOW - A selection of the best quotes from day 6 of competition at the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.
"Little bit of cereal, scrambled eggs, not a full English, I wish."
- Adam PEATY (GBR) reveals what he will be having - and what he would like to eat - for breakfast before Wednesday's 50m breaststroke final
"Just to land on my head, every single time really."
- British diver Jack LAUGHER has a top-down approach for the preliminaries.
"I won't have to do anything. I might chip the odd birdie, but I'm just going to watch her go."
- Laura DAVIES is banking on her Great Britain team-mate Georgia HALL, the recently crowned Women’s British Open golf champion, doing all the work at Gleneagles this week.
"I learned that one from Tiger Woods - the 10 step-rule. If you play a bad shot you take 10 steps and after those 10 steps it's gone. What's done is done."
- British swimmer Ross MURDOCH could still smile and move on to qualifying for the 50m breaststroke semifinals after finishing out of the medals in the 200m breaststroke on Monday.
"Before the last attempt I did not have any doubts. But after the third attempt I was not shocked but thought, 'What the hell?'"
- Olympic champion and local hero Christoph HARTING (GER) tries to get his head around failing to qualify for the discus final at the Berlin 2018 European Athletics Championships.
"This silver and all these emotions are worth all the gold in the world."
- Tearful Olympic champion Matej TOTH (SVK) describes his 50km race walk silver as priceless despite being favourite for gold.
"The key moment came at the 46th kilometre where I saw that all the guys were fed up with the race already. I somehow found energy from heaven or from the fans supporting us."
- TOTH explains how he managed to make a final surge for silver in the men's 50km race walk in Berlin city centre.
"We felt like mermaids. It's a good routine and we've been successful with it, but I think we will let it go under the water after this event."
- Russian synchro swimmer Svetlana KOLESNICHENKO is done with the mermaid thing after milking it for another gold with Varvara SUBBOTINA in the free due at Scotstoun.
"It is very natural. My mum said that when I was a baby I used to sleep in really weird positions. Things like sleeping with my leg tucked behind my head."
- Italian synchronised swimmer Linda CERRUTI explains her flexibility after taking silver in the free solo event.
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