The Queen's message to British and Commonwealth athletes following the 2020 Paralympic Games

Published 5 September 2021

Your performances have lifted the nation and your triumphs been celebrated by us all.  

Her Majesty The Queen

I offer my warm congratulations to Paralympic athletes from Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and indeed to the athletes of all Commonwealth countries, on their enormous success at the Tokyo Games.

The commitment, dedication and adaptability shown by you, and your support teams, during the exceptional circumstances of the last 18 months has been inspirational. Your performances have lifted the nation and your triumphs been celebrated by us all.  

I send my very best wishes to all those who have contributed to the success of these memorable Games.

ELIZABETH R.