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Oscar Pistorius, enhancement and post-humans

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  • i Note added in proof: On 16 July 2008, Pistorius failed in his final bid to qualify at a meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland. On 18 July 2008, Athletics South Africa announced that he would not be selected for the relay team, as four other runners had faster times. Oscar will still compete in Beijing 2008 in the Paralympic Games, and will focus on qualifying for the 2012 Olympics in London.

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