11/3/2018 9:27:57 PM (GMT+3)

Zou reacts after his gold-winning performance on parallel bars

Zou reacts after his gold-winning performance on parallel bars

DOHA: Comments from Zou Jingyuan of China after he won gold on parallel bars on the second day of men’s apparatus finals at Aspire Dome on Saturday.

On his thoughts as he prepared to mount the apparatus and try to defend his 2017 title:

“This was the most difficult routine because of the long time preparing for it, as the last one of the competition. I was reminding myself that this is really important.”

On his winning combination of risk and difficulty:

“I feel I have a little bit of genius at this point. I started to practice this routine about two years ago.”

On what makes him a champion:

“A champion come from himself, from being himself.”