Ellie Simmonds "looking forward" to life after the Games

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Ellie Simmonds admits that it is an emotional end to London 2012, but she is looking forward to the future.

Double gold medallist Ellie Simmonds has admitted that she is "sad" that London 2012 is coming to an end.

ParalympicsGB swimmer Simmonds missed out on a third gold on Saturday night - instead securing silver.

"I'm quite emotional. I'm sad it's ending but I'm looking forward to the closing ceremony and looking back at what I've achieved - I'm surprised at what I've achieved," she said.

"I'm just looking forward to what happens after the Paralympics."

Simmonds won gold in the S6 200m medley and 400m freestyle.

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