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Oscar Pistorius beaten to world title by Jerome Singleton

Oscar Pistorius is defeated in the 100m for the first time since 2004 by American Jerome Singleton in a spectacular race at the Paralympic World Athletics Championships, while there are also gold medals for Britain's Dave Weir and Dan Greaves on day five.

The defeat is the first for Pistorius - dubbed "Blade Runner" because of his twin artificial limbs - over this distance in a major competition since 2004.

Pistorius had previously beaten Singleton to Paralympic gold in the same event at the Beijing Games in 2008, while these championships are the last major test before the London Paralympics in 2012.


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