Paralympian Athlete visits Childrens Ward


Michael McKillop, Paralympic athlete, visited the children’s ward at Musgrave Park Hospital to share his success with the staff that treated him throughout his childhood. Speaking to the children currently receiving treatment Michael said, “With determination and hard work you can achieve your goals”.


Michael won two gold medals in the London 2012 Paralympic Games, setting a new world record in the 800m T37 event. He brought his medals with him when he visited and was happy to let everyone try them out for size!