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    "Being disabled doesn't have to be a disadvantage." -- Oscar Pistorius, or the "Blade Runner," an Olympian from South Africa who has never considered his amputated legs a disability.

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    • Amanda Hewitt

      At the 2012 Summer Olympics on 4 August 2012, Pistorius became the first amputee sprinter to compete at an Olympic Games. In the 400 metres race, he took second place in the first heat of five runners, finishing with a time of 45.44 seconds to advance to the semi-finals on 5 August.

    • Greta Ann

      Oscar Pistorius is set to be the first double amputee runner at the Olympic Games after being picked by South Africa for the 400m at London 2012.

    • Teri Robinson

      "Being disabled doesn't have to be a disadvantage." -- Oscar Pistorius, or the "Blade Runner," from South Africa who has never considered his amputated legs a disability.

    • Rachel {Real Girls, Real Faith}

      South African runner Oscar Pistorius has made history by becoming the first ever double amputee to be selected to compete in the Olympic Games.

    • Ariel Kohanim

      South African runner Oscar Pistorious the first ever amputee to participate in a Olympic Track. This just goes to show that people with disabilities should not be discouraged to follow their dreams. Almost anything can be accomplished with the proper amount of determination. Who would have thought a person who lost both their legs would be able to compete as a runner in the Olympics. although Pistorous did not finish the race in first, second or any ranking position, he received a tremendous

    • Bill Wortham

      Oscar Pistorius to represent South Africa in two track events at the London Olympics.

    • Earl Mulligan

      London 2012: Oscar Pistorius set to make history at Olympics

    • Rugged Individual

      in London 2012 Olympics!

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