Great Britain's Will Bayley expects new attitude towards Paralympics

Bayley: 'Paralympics changed forever'
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Paralympic silver medallist Will Bayley believes that the Paralympic Games will be seen in a different light following the success of London 2012.

Great Britain's table tennis Paralympian Will Bayley believes that the success of the Paralympic Games will change people's attitudes towards disabled athletes.

Bayley, who won a silver medal in Class 7 of the singles tournament, will join his fellow Paralympians and Olympians in the victory parade in central London today.

"It was amazing, really good," Bayley told BBC Radio Five Live. "If the support at the parade is anything like the public that have got behind the Paralympics it will be amazing. I did not expect it to be anything like this.

"It will change the Paralympics forever. I think the opening ceremony and the passion from the fans has changed everything I thought about the Paralympics."

Meanwhile, Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford has claimed that his achievement is yet to sink in.

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