Paralympian Pistorius apologises for outburst

South African runner criticised race organisers after his defeat in 200m final.

    The South African runner Oscar Pistorius has apologised for his outburst at the London Paralympics.

    Pistorius furiously criticised race organisers after his shock defeat to Alan Olivieira in the T44 200-metre final.

    He claimed his rival had artificial legs that were too long.

    Al Jazeera's Simon Macgregor Wood reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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