Monday, 6 August 2012
I have to admit that in spite of my recent post about having no interest in sport other than the Opening Ceremony of the Olympics, I've actually been watching some of the events.
I can't tell you names of athletes and events, other than Jessica Ennis and Andy Murray, but I am pretty amazed at how much I have enjoyed watching sporting events in which I would never normally have any interest.
I think it may have something to do with the number of gold medals that have been won by Team GB, the cheers of the crowds, and how such occasions seem to stir up feelings of patriotism.
But mostly I find myself in awe of these young athletes, and their utter dedication, stamina and discipline. They are such an inspiration to young people everywhere.
I saw this on Facebook this morning which says it all for me: