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Special athletes at London 2012 Olympic Games (5)

People's Daily Online)  09:10, August 17, 2012

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Manteo Mitchell – Finishing the game with broken leg
On Aug. 9, 2012, when American athlete Manteo Mitchell was running the first leg of the men’s 4x400m relay, one of his legs broke when he set off after 200 meters. However, with a strong determination, he finished the game and helped the USA finish joint fastest qualifiers for the finals.
After the match, Mitchell said that he believes every athlete will insist running to the finish line under that circumstance. What Mitchell did has inspired his team and showed the true Olympic sprits.

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(Editor:雪萌、叶欣)

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