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Oscar Pistorius fails to qualify

Updated: June 29, 2012, 5:54 PM ET
Associated Press

PORTO NOVO, Benin -- Oscar Pistorius' four-year quest to run in the 400 meters at the London Olympics came down to less than a quarter-second at the end.

That's how close the "Blade Runner" was to carving out his place in history.

The South African double-amputee missed out on qualifying in his individual event by an agonizing 0.22 seconds on Friday in his last chance ahead of next month's games.

Silver at the African Championships and a first major individual medal in an able-bodied ...

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