8 August 21:28 (BST)

AT: WEISSHAIDINGER (AUT) - bronze in the men's discus

BERLIN - Comments from Lukas WEISSHAIDINGER (AUT) after winning bronze in the men's discus with a throw of 65.14m at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.


On his emotions during the final:

"My emotions went up and down all the time, until the end. I only believed I was a medal winner when somebody gave me the Austrian flag."

On his preparation for the final;

"I placed only 11th in qualification so I was very unsecure about that. And then I hardly made it to the last three throws. You cannot prepare for something like this."

On his post-competition plans:

"There are 40 Austrian fans and friends of mine in the stadium - and we will definitely have a beer together and celebrate this medal."

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