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Sep 8, 2012

Pistorius wins final track gold of Paralympic Games

LONDON (Reuters) – South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius brought the curtain down on a summer of thrills in the Olympic Stadium when he won the final Paralympic track gold medal with a dominant display in the men’s 400 meters on Saturday.

It was a happy ending for Pistorius who finished the Paralympic Games with an individual gold after failing to successfully defend the 100 and 200 titles he won in Beijing four years ago. He also won a gold medal in the 4×100 relay.

Sep 8, 2012

Pistorius wins final track gold of London Paralympics

LONDON (Reuters) – South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius brought the curtain down on a summer of thrills in the Olympic Stadium when he won the final Paralympic track gold medal with a dominant display in the men’s 400 metres on Saturday.

It was a happy ending for Pistorius who finished the Paralympic Games with an individual gold after failing to successfully defend the 100 and 200 titles he won in Beijing four years ago. He also won a gold medal in the 4×100 relay.

Sep 8, 2012

O’Hanlon gives thanks for disability

LONDON (Reuters) – Evan O’Hanlon cannot turn door handles or pick up coins with his left hand and struggles for stability in his left ankle, yet he can hurtle around the bend of an athletics track.

The Australian clinched 200 metres gold on Saturday and, in the process, setting a scintillating new world record, despite having limited feeling in the left hand side of his body after he suffered a stroke before his mother gave birth.

Sep 8, 2012

Paralympics: O’Hanlon gives thanks for disability

LONDON (Reuters) – Evan O’Hanlon cannot turn door handles or pick up coins with his left hand and struggles for stability in his left ankle, yet he can hurtle around the bend of an athletics track.

The Australian clinched 200 metres gold on Saturday and, in the process, setting a scintillating new world record, despite having limited feeling in the left hand side of his body after he suffered a stroke before his mother gave birth.

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Cycling: Hosts ready to win flurry of track golds – Boardman

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s track cyclists are ready to land another bagful of medals at the Olympics, according to 1992 Barcelona Games individual pursuit winner Chris Boardman.

In Beijing four years ago the team scooped wins in seven of the 10 competitions and they are already underway in London with one victory from two events.

Aug 3, 2012

Olympics-Cycling-Hosts ready to win flurry of track golds – Boardman

LONDON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Britain’s track cyclists are ready
to land another bagful of medals at the Olympics, according to
1992 Barcelona Games individual pursuit winner Chris Boardman.

In Beijing four years ago the team scooped wins in seven of
the 10 competitions and they are already underway in London with
one victory from two events.

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