Plymouth people share their favourite Olympic moments
A day after the Paralympic flame was put out and the British Olympics of 2012 officially ended, people in Plymouth look back at their favourite moments and their thoughts on what the two Olympics will mean for Plymouth and Great Britain.
"My favourite moment was when Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won gold in the rowing. The look of utter surprise at having won was incredible," Adrian Landricombe.
His wife, Coral Landricombe, said she thought the best thing was the way the Olympics had brought people together.
"I think the Olympics and the Paralympics carried on the spirit from the Jubilee. Communities need that sort of positive experiences in hard times like these," she said.
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Little Amber Grace Manion, was a bit shy when talking to thisisplymouth.
"I liked the running best," she said, before doing her own version of Mo Farah's 'Mobot'.
Mo Farah's double gold on the 5.000 and 10.000 meters and Jessica Ennis' triumph in the heptahlon were moments, other members of the public remembered.
Louise Harvey said that for her, the Paralympics had left the strongest impression.
"When you see an event like the wheel chair racing and think about what those athletes have gone through, to then pick themselves up and train hard enough to get to the Paralympics, it is inspirational," she said.
Dave Branton said he was worried about the amount of money the country had spent on the Olympics and called for better public access to information about how much money had been given to the various athletes. He thought the events had had a positive impacts, but was not sure it would last.
"I do not really know what the long term effect will be. It is something time will tell. However, I do not think Plymouth as a city is likely to reap huge benefits from it. We are simply too far away from it," he said.
What are your favourite moments from the Olympics?
And what do you think the long term effect will be for both Plymouth and the country?