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" You can be in the shape of your life, and then injury strikes. So you have to grab your opportunities. "
" As a Liverpool fan, I'm an eternal optimist because of what we did in Istanbul in 2005. "
" I want to lay all my cards out on the table and walk away with no regrets. "
" If something is mine, then I want to keep it. "
" As soon as I could talk, I chose shorts to wear. "
" I used to keep injuries to myself. It would just make it worse and worse. Now I'm having none of that. "
" I think 2020 can still be my time. "
" I can't change my personality. I'll always smile, but I'll be more focused. "
" I played a lot of football, and I was a goalkeeper, but I didn't really like playing in goal. "
" It's getting harder as I get more known. Even though it's my break, I couldn't really go out and get drunk - because people expect you to be training and getting up early. But I'm not bothered about missing out on normal teenage things. "
" I can always go back to education. "
" If you saw pictures of me as a kid, you'd laugh because I was always in football kit. "
" It's an individual sport; you want to do well for yourself. "
" I feel like, when I'm 100% healthy, I can do anything. "
I Feel Like
" You don't have to be a bodybuilder to have strength in your muscles. "
" For a long time, I thought it was all down to dedication, hard work, and visualising doing well - that worked for a bit, but then it stopped. I've realised you have to be more practical and mature to make things actually happen. "
" In the heptathlon, you can be any shape. Some of the girls are more built than others, and their strong events are the shot put and javelin. "
" I used to play football with a load of lads, and I would be like a secret agent going out with a hat on so they wouldn't see my hair in a bun. "
" It was just me and my mum growing up, and my mum's always said that's why I'm so mature. We were best friends, and if it wasn't for her, I wouldn't even have started athletics, because she wanted me to have a hobby. "
" Thankfully, I found athletics. My mum didn't like it at first, but the funny thing is that, now, she's the biggest athletics fan out there. She's a real expert, and she's got all the heptathlon books. "
" We are all trying to achieve our dreams. "
" Everything happens for a reason - I'm a believer of that for sure. "
" At primary school, it was always me and this other girl, Lauren, who would fight over who was the fastest every year. I was quicker, but for some reason, she always got the glory leg in the relay team. That used to annoy me. "
" I like to balance competing with studying. It's hard work at the moment, but it could be worse. "
" When you see all the medals won by Team GB, you can just see how much it means to each and every athlete, so it just feel like it's a little bit of a missed opportunity - but I'm only 23. I have just got to get on now and keep going. "