Facts about Alberto Juantorena

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Alberto Juantorena is a famous Athlete from Cuba, he/she is 67 years old and still alive, born December 3, 1950.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 16 quotes who is written / told by Alberto.

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Famous quotes by Alberto Juantorena (16)


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"We want to promote the great qualities of athletics - and maintain its integrity - all over the world"
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"Then I received support from the Government to compete for my country, and to represent Cuba in competition"
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"I am always fighting inside the Council to get the message across that at each competition venue, we should send somebody to inspect and to make sure the athletes will be looked after in a correct manner"
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"Be very strong... be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion"
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"In Cuba we use our champions to promote the sport"
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"I got involved in athletics during physical education lessons at school"
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"And then you have the responsibility and the duty of being good examples to youngsters, not smoke, training hard, go to bed early, don't drink alcohol, don't take drugs, it's very important to have a policy for educating against doping"
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"We do not use managers, we are the representatives of our athletes, and that is why I am deeply involved in athletics, I follow our athletes careers from start to finish, 100% all the way"
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"We are just not made up to be middle distance runners"
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"My main point in this regard was to compete for my country and my people and to receive the support of the entire Cuban society, to carry my flag in whatever competition I was in, the Olympic Games, Pan-American Games"
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"We want to make sure our athletes have a future once their athletics careers are over"
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"We need to be aware of all aspects: To check how they travel, how they eat, the competition conditions"
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"The most important part of this is to prepare the athlete for life in general and then be able to compete"
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"If we carry on filling up the calendar, we keep on pushing the athlete, we shorten the athletes longevity. The risk is to shorten a career that could have lasted 10 years because the athlete is burnt out"
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"I run in practically every single road race in my country, 5k, 10k just to promote the sport"
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"I love music, and outside of work my family keeps me very busy, I have five children to keep track of"


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