Pistorius fails to qualify for 400m final

By AFP
South Africa's double amputee runner Oscar Pistorius competes in the men's 400m semi-finals.  By Olivier Morin (AFP)
South Africa's double amputee runner Oscar Pistorius competes in the men's 400m semi-finals. By Olivier Morin (AFP)

LONDON (AFP) - South African double amputee Oscar Pistorius failed to qualify for the Olympic Games 400m final on Sunday.

The 25-year-old had on Saturday become the first double amputee to compete in an athletics event at the Olympics, but he was never in contention in his semi-final and finished last in a time of 46.54sec.

Never measure the high of a mountain until you've reach the top,then you can see how low it was. BY SAVIOUR PROFF.DR. NEILSON MADELA
By: akoaso, hh .german