Quotations by Zola Budd
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Born: Thursday, May 26, 1966
Nationality: South African
Coming from a farming background, I saw nothing out of the ordinary in running barefoot, although it seemed to startle the rest of the athletics world. I have always enjoyed going barefoot and when I was growing up I seldom wore shoes, even when I went into town.
(Keywords: Growing up, Nothing, Rest, Running, World)
I can drink tea until the cows come home and I love the atmosphere in tea-shops.
(Keywords: Home, Love, Cows, Tea)
I found them uncomfortable and after that I decided to continue running barefoot because I found it more comfortable. I felt more in touch with what was happening - I could actually feel the track.
I have strong views about South African politics and I still don't feel I need to make public statements.
(Keywords: Politics, African, Public)
I no longer run barefoot.
I will never regret not denouncing apartheid.
(Keywords: Regret, Will)
Looking back... it's hard to understand what all the fuss was about as things changed in just a few years. When you look at all the things that have happened in the world, it seems very small.
(Keywords: World, Years)
Tea-shops were to become my favourite haunts in England.
(Keywords: England, Tea)