Sunday, August 5, 2012

Amputee Makes Olympics History Phil Sheridan Pistorius through to 400 semifinals transforms Olympic Games Scientists Debate Whether Oscar Pistorius's Prosthetic Legs Should Disqualify Him from the Advances 400Meter Semifinals VIDEO makes history leaves critics competitors in his wake goes of meters Double amputee reaches London advances 400meter Bob Kravitz Why does competing these feel so wrong 400m semis David Epstein Fair or foul Experts split over whether has advantage Doubleamputee realistic shot at medal 'Blade Runner' is on fast track with finishes 2nd Italy 2012 blog South African not belong Manmade vs. natural stokes debate

Oscar Pistorius steals spotlight with Olympic debut Oscar Pistorius became the first amputee ever to compete in track and field at the Olympics. Oscar Pistorius achieves Olympic dream, advances to 400-meter semifinal Scientists might not yet be able to agree on whether Oscar Pistorius should be allowed to compete in the Olympics, but it is undeniable that when he did on Saturday morning, it became an indelible moment in history of the Games. Oscar Pistorius redefining perceptions by competing in Olympics When Oscar Pistorius stepped onto the Olympic Stadium track in his carbon-fiber, silicon-sleeved Flex-Foot Cheetahs he made his own giant leap for mankind. Three cheers for the Oscar Pistorius, the best story in London Oscar Pistorius - the double amputee who runs with carbon fiber blades - has become the toast of the Olympic Games. Double-amputee Oscar Pistorius makes history on the Olympic track After South African Oscar Pistorius made history Saturday by becoming the first double-amputee to compete in the able-bodied Olympics, fellow 400-meter runner Bryshon Nellum recalled what it was like being in a wheelchair after he was shot in both legs in a drive-by shooting when he was 19, his career in jeopardy. Oscar Pistorius Makes Olympic History In 400 Meters, And Moves On To Semifinal Sprinter Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee who has for years sought to run in the Olympic Games, finally got his wish Saturday, when he ran in a preliminary heat in the men's 400 meters in London's Olympic Stadium. But he wasn't content with making history as the Olympics' first amputee runner. Oscar Pistorius advances to 400-meter semifinals Oscar Pistorius of South Africa made history, LaShawn Merritt of the U.S. made an early exit, and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt made his first competitive appearance Saturday morning in track and field. Oscar Pistorius achieves Olympic dream, advances to 400-meter semifinal (+video) Double-amputee Oscar Pistorius raced in a heat for the 400 meter sprint at the London Olympics Friday, making history and more – finishing second to move on to the semifinal Sunday. London 2012 Olympics: Oscar Pistorius finally runs in Games after five year battle Oscar Pistorius has made history in the Olympic stadium, when he became the first amputee to run in the Games. Oscar Pistorius continues historic Olympic run Oscar Pistorius of South Africa became the first amputee to compete on the track at an Olympics, advancing to the next round.
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