The Quadfather: London Paralympics is "changing the world"

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The Quadfather, Peter Norfolk, believes that the London Paralympics is "changing the world".

Great Britain's wheelchair tennis silver medallist Peter Norfolk, otherwise known as 'The Quadfather', believes that the London Paralympics is "changing the world".

Norfolk and his mixed quad tennis partner Andy Lapthorne lost to the United States in the final earlier today, but was quick to praise the support in London and the legacy of the Games.

"We started off really slowly and for whatever reason just couldn't get ourselves together in the first set," Norfolk told Channel 4. "We make a good team but we had a bad day today.

"This is special for so many reasons. Not just the flag bearing. Today we lost gold but won silver and the support has just been fabulous.

"This is going to change the world. This is changing the world."

Norfolk carried the flag at the opening ceremony of the Paralympics.

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