Zak Skinner

Para Track & Field

Double European Para gold medalist in 100m and Long Jump (T13 classification) and finalist at the Tokyo Paralympics in both disciplines. Zak won his first gold medal internationally at the 2021 World Para Athletic Championships in the 100m and this secured his selection for the Tokyo games.

Zak was born completely blind with a genetic condition before gaining some sight at age two. He is a skilled and determined athlete ready to achieve new heights at the Paralympics in Paris 2024.

Away from athletics Zak is an ambassador for Compaid a disability charity working across Kent. He is also a DJ.


  • Double European Para Gold Medalist
  • Finalist at Tokyo Paralympics
Zak Skinner

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