Brazilian double amputee breaks 100-meter T43 world record

07/29/2013 | Daily Express (London)

Brazilian double amputee Alan Oliveira broke the T43 100-meter world record at the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games in the U.K., completing the race in 10.57 seconds. American sprinter Richard Browne, who finished second in the mixed-class race, broke the single-amputee record at 10.75 seconds. He predicted that more than one amputee would be competing in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, saying, "We will break the able-bodied barrier."

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