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Summary

Francis Morgan Ayodélé "Daley" Thompson (born as Francis Morgan Ayodélé Thompson in Notting Hill, London, United Kingdom) is a famous Athlete from England, he is 60 years old and still alive, born July 30, 1958.

Biography

Francis Morgan Ayodélé "Daley" Thompson is a former British athlete. He won two Olympic gold medals, one World Championship gold medals, two European Championships gold medals and set four world records in the decathlon. He was unbeaten between 1979 and 1987.

Thompson and the bitter rival Jurgen Hingsen alternated in holding the world record, although Thompson won when they met. Thompson's personal record of 8893 points was the world record in nine years.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 8 quotes who is written / told by Daley.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daley_Thompson

Famous quotes by Daley Thompson (8)


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"Sport fosters many things that are good; teamwork and leadership"
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"When I lost my decathlon world record I took it like a man. I only cried for ten hours"
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"If you're not in it you can't win it"
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"For kids it's natural to be competitive"
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"But if kids take up things like hockey and football they will go back to it"
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"Being a decathlete is like having ten girlfriends. You have to love them all, and you can't afford losing one"
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"Most people doing the decathlon these days are quite boring, so people don't relate to them"
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"We live in the best place on earth but at times the worst"


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