Tag Archives: athletics

Pistorius Qualifies for London Olympics

Amputee sprinter to compete against able-bodied runners

Oscar Pistorius

Double amputee Pistorius clocked 45.07 seconds for the 400 metres in Lignano. He will now become the first amputee sprinter to compete in the track and field world championships in Daegu. Pistorius will be the first Paralympic athlete in prostheses who may compete against able-bodied runners in the London Olympics next year.

2010 Commonwealth Games Athletics

India's quest for glory in Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games

The track and field events of athletics competition at the 2010 Commonwealth Games were being held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium between 6 and 12 October. The marathon contests for men and women were held on a street course running through the city on October 14.