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Prosthetic Devices at the Olympics

Double-amputee Oscar Pistorius has become the first athlete with a prosthetic device to take part in the Olympic Games. He will compete in the 400-meter race, using carbon-fiber blades called Flex-Foot Cheetahs.


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