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Pistorius raises profile of Paralympics
Sprinter Oscar Pistorius talks about competing with able-bodied runners at the International Paralympics Day in London.
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 18:06

Despite facing criticism, Oscar Pistorius is adamant his blades do not give him an unfair advantage over able-bodied competitors. The South African runner is aiming to enter both the Olympics and Paralympics - which takes place between August 29 and September 9 2012.

Al Jazeera's Lee Wellings reports from the International Paralympics Day in London's Trafalgar Square.

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