Pistorius raises profile of Paralympics

Sprinter Oscar Pistorius talks about competing with able-bodied runners at the International Paralympics Day in London.

Oscar Pistorius

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.

Source: Al Jazeera