McKillop wins IPC gold in Swansea

Published Wednesday, 20 August 2014
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Co Antrim runner Michael McKillop has won gold in the T38 men's 800m race at the IPC European Athletics Championships in Swansea.

McKillop wins IPC gold in Swansea
Michael McKillop winning gold at London 2012. (© Getty)

The 24-year-old stormed to victory in a time of 1:58.16 on Wednesday.

McKillop, who was a double gold medallist at the London Olympics, finished ahead of Russia's Chermen Kobesov and Valentyn Miedviediev.

It comes after Eglinton sprinter Jason Smyth won gold on Tuesday.

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roy in belfast wrote (121 days ago):
well done , great news.
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