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Michael McKillop: Four-time Paralympic champion announces retirement

Four-time Paralympic champion Michael McKillop has announced his retirement from competitive Paralympic athletics. The Northern Ireland runner won in the T37 800m in Beijing 2008 and completed an 800m and 1500m double in London four years later before more success in Rio. McKillop, 31, finished eighth in the T38 1500m...
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Michael McKillop to continue legacy as he backs Jason Smyth for Paris

Despite the disappointment of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Michael McKillop isn’t ready to give up on athletics just yet. The 31-year-old finished eighth in the T38 1500m final at the Games earlier this month, a surprising and devastating result for the four-time Paralympic gold medalist. While his emotions got...
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Devastated Michael McKillop reacts to Paralympic disappointment

A crestfallen Michael McKillop spoke to Pundit Arena’s Marisa Kennedy after finishing eight in this morning’s Men’s 1500m T38 final in Tokyo. The legendary Irish runner was competing in the new mixed category at this year’s Games and admited he was incredibly dissapointed not to add to his medal haul.
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Michael McKillop chases Paralympic medal without Jason Smyth by his side

Light-hearted Irish runner Michael McKillop is preparing for one of the biggest races of his life. The Ulsterman takes part in the men’s 1500m T38 final tomorrow morning chasing his another Paralympic medal – but he will have to do so in some unusual circumstances. Close friend Jason Smyth, who...