Dr Michael McKillop

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Dr Michael McKillop

Dr Michael McKillop is a Paralympic middle distance runner from Newtownabbey. He is one of Northern Ireland's most decorated athletes, having won medals at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games. Michael is four times Paralympic gold medal winner and world record holder in the 800m and 1500m.

“Sport began as my physiotherapy, it became my hobby, and as I grew stronger and more skilful it became my job and now it is my life and it’s made me who I am!" - Dr Michael McKillop

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