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Four African Paralympians Ran the 1500 Meters Faster Than Their Able-Bodied Counterparts

Algerian, Kenyan and Ethiopian visually impaired runners outperform Olympians. The Ethiopian crosses fists in solidarity with Oromo protests.

I have to admit that when I heard that four Paralympians just ran the men's 1500 meter faster than the able-bodied Olympians at the Rio games, I assumed it was because of some carbon fibre blade technology à la Oscar Pistorius.

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South Africa's 10 Biggest Moments of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

As the Games wrap up, it’s safe to say Team South Africa killed it. We look back at RSA's biggest moments of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

Heading into Rio, South Africa’s olympic committee wanted double-digits’ worth of medals. They got their ten medals and so much more. With the Games officially wrapped up, it’s safe to say Team SA killed it. Here, we count down South Africa's ten biggest moments of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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