Double-Amputee Pistorius Comes in 2nd in 400m Heat

South Africa's "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius, the first double-amputee runner to compete in the Olympics ran a fierce second place finish in his 400-meter heat Saturday morning. "I know Oscar was the protagonist in the race," Luguelin Santos of the Dominican Republic, told The Associated Press. Santos actually won the heat by .4 but went virtually unnoticed. "But I love him. He's a good racer." The 400-meter finals will be broadcast live at 4:30 p.m. Monday on NBCOlympics.com

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