To anyone who has started out on a long campaign believing that the gold medal was destined for him, the feeling when, all of a sudden, the medal has gone somewhere else is quite indescribable.
We really want the Games, this is our third time trying.
The international people tell us that we are taken seriously and that there is a momentum.
We are delighted - a lot of hard work has paid off
The Cabinet was a very important staging post for us
All pressure is self-inflicted. It's what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you.
World records are only borrowed.
It's just the most fantastic opportunity to do everything we ever dreamed of in British sport. This was the most splendid team performance
We are taking home the biggest prize in sport.
I'm not sure there are enough coaches in the system that can take young talent and consistently get them into the top five in the world.
Our success in Singapore was a Herculean effort by the whole team. Now I am determined to deliver on all we promised. I will be watching like a hawk.
Quite simply the Games are the biggest opportunity sport in this country has ever had. It is one that we must not squander.
The London Games will be designed for the athletes and we will provide them with the very best venues and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London.