Amputee Blake Leeper won't be allowed to race with running blades

Athletics Apr 27, 2021

Amputee Blake Leeper won't be allowed to race with running blades

World Athletics has rejected an application from American double amputee Blake Leeper to run on particular running-specific prostheses (RSPs), preventing him from competing in the Olympics or World Athletics events. The governing body said the mechanical passive-elastic carbon-fiber blades gave him a leg length of ...