London Bound for the Para Athletics World Championships
1 min read July 14th, 2017
Allianz Brand Ambassadors Jason Smyth and Michael Mckillop lead an experienced Irish team to the 2017 Para Athletics World Championships in London’s Olympic stadium.
The Irish team boasts five Paralympic medallists and all ten athletes competed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Led by multiple Paralympic gold medallists and defending World champions Jason Smyth and Michael McKillop this experienced team also features Cork's trio of throwing Paralympic medallists Noelle Lenihan, Orla Barry and Niamh McCarthy.
The Para Championships precede its able-bodied equivalent getting underway on July 14th, and already over 230,000 tickets have been sold for the Para Athletics World Championships making it by far the biggest in the event's history.
As a proud supporter of the Irish Paralympics team, we would like to extend our very best wishes to the Irish team as they compete at 2017 Para Athletics World Championships from July 14th – 23rd. Stay tuned to our social media pages as we will be tracking the teams progress throughout the championships.