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Oscar Pistorius' dream is alive again after the Court for Arbitration in Sport ruled that his prosthetics do not give him any advantage over able-bodied runners, thus paving the way for him to compete in the Olympics.
South African swimmer Natalie du Toit and athletes Oscar Pistorius and Teboho Mokgalagadi won seven gold medals between them at the 2007 Paralympic World Cup in Manchester.
For a man without lower limbs, Oscar Pistorius is fast. So fast, he could one day line up against able-bodied athletes at the Olympic Games - if the sport's ruling body allows him to. The man sometimes known as "Blade Runner" is doing more than rewrite the Paralympic record books - he's challenging the very notion of what it means to be "able-bodied".
After a good start on the first weekend of the Paralympic Games in Athens, South African athletes have continued raking in the medals, with double amputee Oscar Pistorius putting in two very different but equally sensational performances in the 200 metres.