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You need to take time to balance your professional goals with your family and friends and the people that you care about. And you need to treat the people around you with respect – the way that you yourself would like to be treated.
In fact the race was a high level international, and if he hadn’t finished it wouldn’t have counted against him. The event wasn’t his strongest distance, he had already qualified for the World Championships, and he had other events that week where he could prove his fitness. But for me it was important that he carried on and finished. Afterwards he went and retrieved his glove, and made sure it was OK. And, crucially, he learnt a lesson. He learnt that if the same was ever to happen in a bigger race – his Paralympic final, say – it wouldn’t be the end of the world.
My experience at the Sydney Games illustrates this. There were people in the team who thought I should only enter three races and work really hard to win them. They didn’t want me to try for four. But it was what I had been training for over a long period of time, and although it was hard, I persuaded them. 31 TA N N I G R E Y T H O M P S O N My first final was the 800 metres. I remember sitting on the warm-up track and feeling quite calm. But then, talking with a couple of the coaches, I started to feel nervous.