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"I jump into a sand pit for a living"

Jonathan Edwards, World record triple-jumper

Paralympic Day

National Paralympic Day - two years on from the 2012 Paralympics - gave Stuart an opportunity to revisit the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It was fascinating to see how the park had developed over the past two years.

A programme of sport and other activities attracted a large crowd to the park. Stuart was able to watch Anna Sharkey come off the bench and score three goals as GB women's goalballers turned a 2-5 deficit into a 7-5 victory. The audience included Prince Edward and Stef Reid.

It was a full day


The familiar walk to the stadium


The copperbox has not changed - but the approach has.


The Olympic Village - now affordable housing.


There was no road here in 2012 - let alone a bus route


GB v Belgium


A chance for everyone to try goalball


Or boccia.


Another new road through the park



More landscaping


The canal.


A new children's playground



The stadium from the other side




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