• Amputee jumper won't contest team exclusion

    July 31, 2014

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - A German amputee long jumper will not contest the decision by his national federation to exclude him from the upcoming European Championships.Paralympic champion Markus Rehm, however, said Thursday he would use all means at his disposal to prove that his carbon-fiber prosthesis does not give him an unfair advantage, as argued by the German Athletics Federation (DLV) in leaving him off the team.