Double-amputee sprinter, South African Oscar Pistorius, attends a training session in Lignano Stadium, Udine, Northern Italy, Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Pistorius, known globally as the Blade Runner, ... more 
Double-amputee sprinter, South African Oscar Pistorius, attends a training session in Lignano Stadium, Udine, Northern Italy, Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Pistorius, known globally as the Blade Runner, will be running the 400 meters race at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The South African was selected by his country as the first amputee athlete to run at the Olympics and wants desperately to prove himself at the games after eventually being cleared to run against able-bodied athletes on his blades. (AP Photo/Paolo Giovannini) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paolo Giovannini
Wed, Jul 18, 2012 3:06 PM EDT