The Blade Runner is Daegu-bound!

Oscar Pistorius stops the clock in 45.07s in Italy. The Blade Runner shaved off a good half second from his erstwhile best of 45.61s en route to meeting the “A” standard for the 2011 Daegu World Championships. After years of controversy and misses, the South African double amputee finally achieved the elusive qualification standard – in the nick of time!

Read: “The Blade Runner”

Read the BBC article here

The post-race celebration was especially touching. This would have to be one of my favorite moments of the 2011 season.

Congratulations, Oscar!

P.S.

Pistorius is a nice guy indeed. He sends direct messages to each and every tweeter who sent their respective congratulations!

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One response to “The Blade Runner is Daegu-bound!

  1. Joanne Pecson (@joanneloraine) July 21, 2011 at 11:35 AM

    Hi! :) This is Joanne Pecson from Solar Entertainment (ETC, 2nd AVENUE, JACK TV, DIVA and UNIVERSAL) We will have a a fun run event (Earth Run 2011) this coming August 28 and on Monday, August 25 we’ll have a Bloggers’ Night to Promote this event. Can I have your email so I can send a formal invite for this? :) thank you!

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