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"Top Ten Jamaican Celebrity Quotes of the Week: Who Said What?"

Written by Mellesia Harmon

“I came here 100% focused on what I needed to do. I didn’t let any distractions get in. I knew that I needed to just execute my race, to get my start right…” Do you know which Jamaican Celebrity said that this week? See our top ten great quotes form Jamaican celebrities and find out who said it!

“I came here 100% focused on what I needed to do. I didn’t let any distractions get in. I knew that I needed to just execute my race, to get my start right. It is my strength, but other girls are also good starters. As an athlete, you need to have a strong support system. It’s crucial. I have a great coach, amazing people around me, I’m very thankful. Last year I finished my studies, so I could dedicate more time to training and it really paid off. (about hairstyle) I have pink spikes, so I decided to go for pink – pink nails and pink hair. As for the future, I’m only 26, so I think there is still a lot ahead of me, maybe winning Beijing 2015, we’ll see.” – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, on winning the 100m @ the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow (Facebook)

“Pictures says a million words they say…but this pic taken by Oliver Morin…Definitely one for a lifetime #Epic” – Usain Bolt, commenting on the epic shot taken by Oliver Morin showing him winning the 100m @ the IAAF 2013 World Championships in Moscow Russia (Twitter: @usainbolt)

“I’m happy for the medal and making the podium another time. It’s my first International Senior Outdoor medal” – Nesta Carter, on placing third in the IAAF World Championship Finals, jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20130812//sports/sports2.html

“It’s everyone’s dream to finish on the podium at this level. I don’t want o come here and just compete, I want to challenge for a medal, do all my best, I want to go out and put out my best effort” – Kimberley Williams, fourth place finisher at the IAAF World Championships, Moscow on her medal hopes, @ http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20130814/sports/sports2.html

“Happy Earth Day to Coach Glen Mills who made me the second fastest man in the history of Track and Field” – Yohan Blake, former IAAF World Champion (Facebook)

“To be honest, I am not too disappointed. I have so much faith in God and just believe that this is just another obstacle in my path to get my spirits down” – Kaliese Spencer speaking with the Jamaica Gleaner following her disqualification after winning the Women’s 400m hurdles heat for a rule violation, http//jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20130813/sports/sports71.html

“Its just that the rain affects me because I have tendinitis, so it tends to act up when the time is cold” – Kemar Bailey-Cole, on the 100m Men’s Final in Moscow Kemar placed fourth and is currently the 4th fastest man in the world, kemarbaileycole.com/2013/08/kbc-4th-fastest-in-the-world/

“First round was good, glad I advanced to the next round see you later” – Warren Weir, on qualifying for the 200m at the IAAF World Championships, Moscow (Instagram: @warren_weir)

“I decided to go overseas and wanted to sample international cuisine. I’m a keen chef so that was the reason.. I actually prefer cooking to athletics” – Nickel Ashmeade,on his reason for joining Lance Bauman’s training group in Florida, spikes-mag.tumblr.com/post/5443549903/meet-jamaican-sprint-star-nickel-ashmeade

“Good morning-this is me Jason Morgan #REPOST “Its never an easy road for who is destined for greatness. If it was easy everyone would be doing it!!”Timeless! – Jason Morgan, Jamaican discus thrower (Instagram: @jasondadz)

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Mellesia Harmon