Sinn Féin Foyle MLA Raymond McCartney has congratulated Derry athlete Jason Smyth who won his sixth World Championship gold medal at the Para Athletics World Championships being held this week in London.

Mr McCartney said: “Jason Smyth is an inspirational Paralympian. To win his sixth World Championship gold medal at the Para Athletics World Championships in London is a remarkable achievement”

"I would also like to congratulate fellow Irish athlete Michael McKillop on winning the 800m title."

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