In Cuba we use our champions to promote the sport.
We are just not made up to be middle distance runners.
I got involved in athletics during physical education lessons at school.
Be very strong... be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.
We want to make sure our athletes have a future once their athletics careers are over.
I run in practically every single road race in my country, 5k, 10k just to promote the sport.
We want to promote the great qualities of athletics - and maintain its integrity - all over the world.
I love music, and outside of work my family keeps me very busy, I have five children to keep track of.
We need to be aware of all aspects: To check how they travel, how they eat, the competition conditions.
The most important part of this is to prepare the athlete for life in general and then be able to compete.