Flash Quotes – HeptathalonAugust 5, 2012
“It was hard going into it knowing I wasn’t going to win a medal. We have a rule, (coach) Les won’t tell me the points going into the 800m, that way I run my hardest no matter what. I don’t know what to make of it, 5 of the 7 events were exactly what I wanted… that was just too many points to make up.”
- Jessica Zelinka finished 7th in the women’s heptathlon event with a score of 6480 points.
“Physically I was prepared but mentally the Olympics are draining. I’m young, this was a great experience. It was so loud! The only way I can explain it is it’s like the track & field game on Xbox Kinect. You raise your arms & they go crazy.”
- Brianne Theisen finished 11th in the women’s heptathlon event with a score of 6383 points.
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