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Top 30 Caster Semenya Quotes (RUNNER)

Top 10 Most Famous Caster Semenya Quotes (BEST)

“I am not a fake. I am natural. I am just being Caster. I don’t want to be someone I don’t want to be. I don’t want to be someone people want me to be. I just want to be me. I was born like this. I don’t want any changes.”

Caster Semenya
God made me the way I am, and I accept myself. I am who I am, and I'm proud of myself.
God made me the way I am, and I accept myself. I am who I am, and I’m proud of myself.
I don't give a damn what people say about me. I like me the way I am, and who cares what other people say?
I don’t give a damn what people say about me. I like me the way I am, and who cares what other people say?
It's all about the hard work, knowing your strengths and weaknesses. You work on what you know you can do best. I have speed.
It’s all about the hard work, knowing your strengths and weaknesses. You work on what you know you can do best. I have speed.
I am an athlete, and I focus more on the issues that concern me: training, perform, eat, sleep... I really don't have time for nonsense.
I am an athlete, and I focus more on the issues that concern me: training, perform, eat, sleep… I really don’t have time for nonsense.

“When I am in that lane, and I hear, ‘Caster Semenya from South Africa,’ I always know I am doing it for my people. They love and support me, and I will always do them proud; I will always put them first. Without them, I am nothing.”

Caster Semenya
I'm the kind of person who doesn't really focus on more negativity. I'm a positive person, and I look at things in a positive way.
I’m the kind of person who doesn’t really focus on more negativity. I’m a positive person, and I look at things in a positive way.
I know how I look like. I know how I sound. I know how I walk. I'm just gonna be me. I do me, and you do you.
I know how I look like. I know how I sound. I know how I walk. I’m just gonna be me. I do me, and you do you.
I want to give myself new challenges. I want to get better.
I want to give myself new challenges. I want to get better.
Education is the key. If you are educated, nothing can defeat you.
Education is the key. If you are educated, nothing can defeat you.

6 InspirationalCaster Semenya Quotes About Life (CHANGE)

“The way you were born is the way you were born. Nothing can change it. I’ve got a deep voice. I know. I might look tough, but what are you going to do? Do you think you can change it? No.”

Caster Semenya
I am a dreamer. And what I dream of is to become Olympic champion, world champion, world record holder.
I am a dreamer. And what I dream of is to become Olympic champion, world champion, world record holder.
If someone was born the way she was born, are you going to blame him, or are you going to blame God Whose fault is that Nobody's.
If someone was born the way she was born, are you going to blame him, or are you going to blame God? Whose fault is that? Nobody’s.
I've always liked to be on my own, since I was young. I like the sound of a quiet place. It helps me focus.
I’ve always liked to be on my own, since I was young. I like the sound of a quiet place. It helps me focus.
We are going to help the young talented athletes become world champions.
We are going to help the young talented athletes become world champions.

“What is the point of me changing? If I became another person, it would be bad. If I acted in a different way with my friends, they would not be happy. It’s important I stay the same.”

Caster Semenya

9 Caster Semenya Quotes on Running and Winning

The field is fantastic, great runners, so the best you can do is stay in control, pace yourself well, and then utilise it when you can do better.
The field is fantastic, great runners, so the best you can do is stay in control, pace yourself well, and then utilise it when you can do better.
If I'm at my best, I feel I must win gold all the time.
If I’m at my best, I feel I must win gold all the time.
I am a fighter. I never give up.
I am a fighter. I never give up.
It's always great to perform, make the podium, and yeah, gold, silver, and bronze, will also encourage other nations, Asia, America to do better.
It’s always great to perform, make the podium, and yeah, gold, silver, and bronze, will also encourage other nations, Asia, America to do better.

“I could never give up athletics. Running is what I will always do. Even if, maybe, the authorities could have stopped me from running in 2009, they could not have stopped me in the fields. I would have carried on with my running; it doesn’t matter. When I run I feel free, my mind is free.”

Caster Semenya
I don’t like fame, I prefer to have no profile. But this is not possible for me. This is what I do, so I just have to find a way of being comfortable with it.
I don’t like fame, I prefer to have no profile. But this is not possible for me. This is what I do, so I just have to find a way of being comfortable with it.
We all know that we Africans just win medals in middle and long distance, and walking in their footsteps makes me feel proud...
We all know that we Africans just win medals in middle and long distance, and walking in their footsteps makes me feel proud…
If I win gold, I will dedicate it to Nelson Mandela. He is a hero in South Africa, and everything I do, I do for him.
If I win gold, I will dedicate it to Nelson Mandela. He is a hero in South Africa, and everything I do, I do for him.
I gave up soccer. But I don't think I can ever stop running.
I gave up soccer. But I don’t think I can ever stop running.

5 WiseCaster Semenya Quotes that will Make You Think (WISDOM)

“I am an athlete first and foremost, and it is vital for my competitiveness, my well being, and for my preparations for events during the European summer that I measure my performance against other athletes.”

Caster Semenya
Times don't matter but medals matter.
Times don’t matter but medals matter.
I think sports are meant to unite people.
I think sports are meant to unite people.
When I'm racing, I'm thinking about my own race. I'm not thinking about anybody.
When I’m racing, I’m thinking about my own race. I’m not thinking about anybody.
With each year I experience, I become more relaxed. I know now what is important to listen to and what to ignore. You only get that with age.
With each year I experience, I become more relaxed. I know now what is important to listen to and what to ignore. You only get that with age.

(MUST READ) The Gentlewoman Magazine issue 21 (Spring/Summer 2020) Caster Semenya Cover

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