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German Federation Drops Amputee Long Jumper Markus Rehm From Team - Espn

12-17 Euros in Zurich. But the German athletics federation, known as the DLV, dropped him from the team. "I find it a pity and disappointing," said Rehm, adding that he was considering appealing. The case has parallels to that of Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee South African runner who went to court to win the right to http://theokbid.wordpress.com compete in the 2012 London Olympics. DLV president Clemens Prokop said there was a "significant difference" between jumps with a blade-like prosthesis visit homepage and natural jumps in the run-up and liftoff. "There is significant doubt that jumps with a leg prosthesis and a natural joint are comparable," Prokop said in explaining the decision to drop Rehm.
More: http://espn.go.com/olympics/trackandfield/story/_/id/11285062/german-federation-drops-amputee-long-jumper-markus-rehm-team

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