Double Amputee First to Run at Olympics

Double Amputee First to Run at Olympics

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track star and amputee, Oscar PistoriusOscar Pistorius will be competing in the London Olympics in his favorite event, the 400-meter relay, as the first amputee track athlete to compete at any games.

While his selection for the 4×400 relay team was expected, it was a surprise last-minute turnaround by South African sports officials Wednesday that gave the 25-year-old the chance to run at the Olympics.

(READ the AP report at Yahoo News)

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