“Then I thought it’s more than that it means we have to find some strength to get through this.
“It seemed like that was the moment to talk about it when we came off stage.”
The champion confessed his victory hadn’t sunk in yet and said: “I‘m still in a bit of a daze really, Ranvir. I got in and we had a glass of wine.
“Then today, I’ve just been pottering around. Yesterday I didn’t really know what to do. I’ve been going through messages and texts, lots of lovely messages from people. But no it hasn’t really sunk in yet.”
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