You have finished your first marathon. You finished in position 683. So what? Doesn't it deserve a prize having finished your first marathon?
You have jumped 2cm above your personal record. Yes, you are 18cm below the World record. So what? Doesn't it deserve a prize having almost flied?
Your team was fourth in the 3rd division of the regional league in the first year of its career. So what? Don't all those hours of training deserve a reward?
It is not the victory that deserves a prize: it is the effort...
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