German Federation Drops Amputee Jumper From Team - Yahoo Sports

October 3, 2014

What advice did Meb Keflezighi give Caroline Wozniacki as she prepares for the 2014 NYC marathon? Please enter your Phone Number. Send Thanks! A link has been sent. Done German federation drops amputee jumper from team By NESHA STARCEVIC (AP Sports Writer) 5 hours ago . View photo FILE In this Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 file photo Germany's Markus Rehm makes a world record jump of 7.14 meters in the men's long jump F42/44 final during the athletics competition at the 2012 Paralympics, in London. The German athletics federation has excluded an amputee long jumper from its squad for the upcoming European Championship, saying his carbon-fiber prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage it was reported Wednesday July 30, 2014. Paralympics champion Markus Rehm won the long jump competition at the German nationals last weekend with an effort of 8.24 meters.

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