Instead of immediately celebrating his victory in the 400-meter semifinals Sunday, James approached South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius, embraced him and asked to exchange bib numbers. It was a sign of the respect the reigning world champion has for the double amputee sprinter whose bid to make the 400 meters final fell short when he finished last in their semifinal heat. [x]


2 years ago with 80 notes
Posted on August 5th at 10:59 PM
Tagged as: I don't watch a lot of sports but that seems really nice. the olympics. Oscar Pistorius. Kirani James.
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