Athletics: Zac Shaw is confident and ready to live the dream

BEING selected to compete in the prestigious IPC World Athletics Championships wasn’t just a great moment for Zac

BEING selected to compete in the prestigious IPC World Athletics Championships wasn’t just a great moment for Zac Shaw – it was the best feeling he has ever had.

The 19-year-old visually impaired sprinter will compete for Team GB in both the 100m and 200m in Doha this month.

The Grimsby talent, who is a member of Cleethorpes Athletics Club, is currently in the Gulf state of Qatar acclimatising and preparing for his events.

He said: “It was honestly the best feeling I have ever had in my life. It was a dream come true.

“I have worked so hard for it and it was amazing to find out I had been selected.

“I feel in good shape. I am aiming to go there and set new personal bests – but the main thing is to enjoy the experience and compete to the best of my ability.

“Training has being going well and I have been gaining in confidence with each session completed.

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