Bladerunner Loses, Lashes Out: DNews Nugget
Bladerunner Loses, Lashes Out: Oscar
Pistorius, aka “Bladerunner,” faced a staggering loss over the weekend and had some strong words to say
about it, according to NBCNews.com.
Pistorius, favored to win, lost the 200-meter sprint final to
Brazilian Alan Fonteles Oliveira, who also races on carbon-fiber prosthetics called blades. Oliveira came
from not a small distance behind to overtake Pistorius at the last minute and win the race.
charged that Oliveira had lengthened his blades to make his stride longer than it should have been and
that the race wasn’t fair.