Blade Runner not picked for relay final

Double amputee runner Oscar Pistorius says he has not been selected for the 4×400 metres final at the world championships  Pistorius, 24, was part of the South African team which ran a national record 2 minutes 59.21 seconds in the heats on Thursday, but then tweeted that he will not be in the final set for later Friday.

“Haven’t been included in the final for the SA Mens 4x400m. Pretty guttered,” he said.

“That’s me for the World Champs!

“God’s blessed me! Semifinals in the 400m and a national record in the 4x400m semi! Thank u all!”

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