„It is not gymnastics or ice skating, you know.“

Attributed by Tom Knight, "Zatopek: 'human locomotive' who made Olympic history", Telegraph, 23 November 2000 (Telegraph Media Group) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/athletics/2993266/Athletics-Zatopek-human-locomotive-who-made-Olympic-history.html
regarding his lack of finesse

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