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Oscar Pistorius will make history, no matter the outcome

LONDON — Oscar Pistorius is talking about training, about running technique, about perfectly executed 400-meter races. He sounds like every other world-class athlete, narrowly focused on all the factors that affect performance.

“You go into the 400 with a game plan and you try to execute that plan,” said Pistorius. “But in the race, nine times out of 10 you’ll adapt it.”

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