Disabled South African Athlete Makes History


Double amputee Oscar Pistorius has produced the lone quality effort in a disappointing second day for the South African athletics team at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

South African double amputee Oscar Pistorius made history by finishing third in his 400m heat in the morning session, clocking 45.39 -- the second fastest time of his career -- to progress to the semi-finals at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

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