The final DWTS contestant has been revealed!

Dancing with the Stars Pic: RTÉ

We can’t believe that we have all our 11 Dancing with the Stars contestants!

It’s to play for in the new year.

So here is your final DWTS contestant.

And we’re sure that he will absolutely kill it on the dancefloor!

Pic: Barry McCall

Jason Smyth is a six-time Paralympic gold medal-winning 100m and 200m sprinter. Jason is legally blind, with his central vision being affected by Stargardt’s disease.

In 2008, at the Summer Paralympics Jason won two gold medals for Ireland, setting records at the Men’s 100 metres T13 and the Men’s 200 metres T13, which led some Irish and international news sources, including CNN, to compare his feat to that of Usain Bolt, who achieved a similar feat at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

He announced his retirement from competing in 2023 to take up a full-time role within Paralympics Ireland.

Jason says: “It’s quite a step away from the world on the athletics track to the dance floor. So, I think there are elements I’m excited about and elements that I’m just a little bit nervous about as well.

“I wouldn’t even say I was someone who dances loads, I have two girls, eight and five, and they both love to dance so, I’ve had to learn to bop around more and more, but it’s usually to princess songs or something slightly different!”

Check out our entire DWTS contestant line-up here.

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