Pistorius fails to qualify for 400m final

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By AFP

8/5/2012 10:10:00 PM -

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.

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