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Pistorius misses the podium in men’s 100m final

Britain's Jonnie Peacock (2nd L) wins the men's 100m T-44 final ahead of South Africa's Amu Fourie (L), Richard Browne of the U.S. (2nd R) and South Africa's Oscar Pistorius in the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Paralympic Games September 6, 2012.

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South Africa's Oscar Pistorius was left trailing in the wake of Britain's Jonnie Peacock who won the men's 100m final in a scorching time on Thursday.

Pistorius could only finish fourth behind the United States' Richard Browne and South Africa's Arnu Fourie third.

Peacock stormed out of the blocks and finished five hundredths of a second outside the world record in a time of 10.90.

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Pistorius came into the event as defending champion, just as he did in the 200m on Sunday when he prompted controversy by complaining about the length of winner Alan Oliveira's prosthetic blades.

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