Dr Michael McKillop is a Paralympic middle distance runner from Newtownabbey. Having won a number of gold medals and setting world record times at the IPC World Athletics Championships since 2006, Michael has went on to represent Ireland at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games. In his Paralympic career Michael has taken home four gold medals to date and set Paralympics and world records.
“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