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NIESJE SPICER 39, MOTHER, ZILLMERE The high­light of the Games for me was watch­ing the women’s div­ing. See­ing such grace and skill and how they are able to do things with seem­ingly so lit­tle ef­fort was very in­spir­ing for me. I just ad­mire the grace and beauty of div­ing. ALISSA KELLY 33, CLAIMS AD­VISER, ANNERLEY When Bronte Camp­bell won over her sis­ter Cate. I just felt so bad for her the whole time com­ing second to her sis­ter, so I was glad when she won. MATT PETRIE 39, PRO­CURE­MENT MAN­AGER, MT GRAVATT I would say the 100m sprint for the visu­ally im­paired was the most in­spi­ra­tional mo­ment for me. They are re­ally amaz­ing ath­letes be­cause even though they can’t see, they did it in a time which even I couldn’t do.

ROBERT REID 62, TRUCK DRIVER, DE­CEP­TION BAY

I think when the three fe­male run­ners waited on the track for the fi­nal ath­lete to fin­ish the race. We needed it for our coun­try. It showed the world what Aussies are about.

DANIEL WARD 21, GE­O­GRAPHIC IN­FOR­MA­TION SYS­TEMS OF­FI­CER, PIMPAMA

I’m not sure whether this is in­spi­ra­tional, but the power walker who was dis­qual­i­fied in the race is the mo­ment I re­mem­ber the most, be­cause I felt sorry for her.

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