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31/07 07:06 CET

Germany drops amputee long-jumper over “unfair advantage”

Germany drops amputee long-jumper over “unfair advantage”

Germany has excluded amputee long-jumper Markus Rehm from its team for the European Championships after tests showed his carbon-fiber prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage. In a case echoing that of South Africa’s Oscar Pistorious, the paralympic champion won the German nationals last weekend with an effort of 8.24…


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