RUNNER | TEAM IRELAND | 100M & 200M
19 times a gold medallist, world record holder and unbeaten in over ten years in his discipline, Jason Smyth is a world class athlete and a true champion.
Heralded by Michael D Higgins, the President of Ireland, for his “extraordinary achievement” and as “being such a positive role model”.
Ian O’Riordan of The Irish Times says, “What is certain is Smyth’s longevity and glorious medal haul makes him the greatest Paralympics sprinter of his generation, already a role model for the next.”
His aim is to defend his position as champion and win in the Paralympics in Tokyo 2020.