Cuban runner Omara Durand is partially blind but wants to compete in the able-bodied Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Authorities must now decide if she can run with a guide.
The USA enjoyed another golden day in London as they extended their lead at the top of the medal table. Americans won the women's long jump and 3000m steeplechase which featured a bizarre interlude.
On the final day in London, Caster Semenya's blistering run saw her win gold in the 800m. Allyson Felix became the most decorated athlete in the competition's history, while Usain Bolt departed to a hero's lap of honor.
United Arab Emirates para-athlete Abdullah Hayayei has died following a training incident. The 36-year-old was preparing for the upcoming World Para-athletics championships, which begin in London on Friday.
The build up to the men's 200m final was all about two men, Wayne van Niekerk and Isaac Makwala, but an unfancied Turkish athlete stole the show and secured a landmark win. Elsewhere, it was another good day for the USA.
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