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Mens 400 metres

By phil_j  
An athlete explodes away from the starting blocks during a heat of the mens 400 metres for athletes with upper limb disabilities at the Paralympic games.

I've had a day off from my Gamesmaker duties today, back home and to the Paid job today, but up at the Stadium again Satyrday morning for a 6am start for my last shift.
Will be sad when its all over, its been a terrific experience.

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Stenk 10 6 England
7 Sep 2012 7:27PM
Very well caught, nice and sharp, bit of a pity that the box is at the back of the athletes head though


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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
7 Sep 2012 8:11PM
Hurrah for these fine athletes!
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 9:05PM
another great shot
rogerfry 12 543 United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 11:32PM
Nicely timed shot Phil..........having been there I know how hard it is -(if not impossible!)-to get a clean background, certainly from the seating areas.

Watching it on television the atmosphere seems to be building up day by day.....absolutely superb!

CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
8 Sep 2012 5:55AM
Excellent timing, Phil. Carol

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