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Oliveira beats Pistorius to secure 200m gold

  • Brazil's Alan Fonteles Cardoso Oliveira beat defending champion Oscar Pistorius to win gold in the men's 200m event at the London Paralympic Games on Sunday.

    South African Pistorius secured an early lead and was nearly ten meters ahead of Oliveira who managed to surge to the finish line in the final few meters.

    Oliveira finished with a time of 21.45 seconds, seven tenths of a second ahead of Pistorius with American Blake Leeper coming in third.