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Paralympian Blake Leeper barred from Olympics because his artificial legs give him an unfair advantage, athletics bosses say

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Paralympian runner Blake Leeper has been prevented from competing at the Tokyo Olympics, because his two prosthetic legs have been ruled to give him an unfair advantage.

Leeper is “running unnaturally tall” with his prosthetic legs, the World Athletics mechanical aids review panel said.

Last October the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld a previous decision by World Athletics, which ruled that Leeper had a competitive advantage…



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