'Blade runner' makes Games history
- Published: 4 Aug 2012 at 17.48
- Online news:
South Africa's Oscar Pistorius made history on Saturday when he became the first double amputee to compete in an athletics event at the Olympics.
Oscar Pistorius qualified for the 400m semi-finals in 45.44 seconds, his best result of the season, finishing second in the heats.
The 25-year-old qualified for the semi-finals of the 400 metres by running a season's best of 45.44 seconds in finishing second.
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