Lee Finishes 6th in 100m Heat

Alex Lee was the sole Irish athlete in action on Day 4 of the World Para Athletics Championships as he competed in the Heats of the T64 100 metres. Alex, who is competing in his first ever World Championships, produced a good performance to finish in 6th place in his heat with a time of […]

Lee Finishes 5th in Major Championships Debut

  Alex Lee has finished 5th in this Heat in the T64 400m at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai this evening. The Galway sprinter, who officially became Ireland’s first ever ‘blade runner’ ran a time of 25:22 which was just 3 tenths of a second off his best ever time in the event. […]

7th Place for McIlveen in Dubai

Conor McIlveen finished in 7th place in his heat this evening as Team Ireland’s World Para Athletics Championships got underway.   McIlveen was the first of the Irish athletes to see action at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai today as he competed in the men’s 400m T38 Heat this evening in the searing […]

Team Ireland to Depart for World Para Athletics Championships

The 11 person strong Para Athletics team will depart tomorrow morning from Dublin Airport as they travel to Dubai to compete in the World Para Athletics Championships which, for the Irish team, will get underway on Thursday, November 7th. Places at Tokyo 2020 are at stake in Dubai as athletes that finish in the Top […]

McKillop Makes Return as Lee Makes History

Paralympics Ireland have today announced the 11 person team that will represent Ireland at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai from November 7th to November 15th. Michael McKillop will make his much anticipated return to a major championships for the first time since his World Para Athletics Championships gold medal win in London in […]

Team Ireland Come to Paris

A 10 person Irish team are currently in Paris competing at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix event. The event will see the Irish athletes competing against world class competition as they continue their preparations for the World Championships in November. The event will see Michael McKillop make a welcome return to international competition when […]