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Gold medal quotes from the London Olympics

Athletes and others have their say before and during the 30th Olympiad of the modern era in England.

- Ross AtkinStaff

Hiroshi Hoketsu, from Japan, rides Whisper in the equestrian dressage competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics Aug. 2 in London. (Markus Schreiber/AP)


“[T]he biggest motivation I have to keep competing is that I feel I am improving.”

        – 71-year-old Japanese equestrian Hiroshi Hoketsu of Japan, the oldest Olympian in London, who has competed in the Games since 1964.

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