Design student invented 'fastest shoes' for athletes
28 June 2012 Last updated at 17:31 BST
A pair of prototype shoes designed by student Luc Fusaro weigh less than 200 grams are tuned to the physical abilities of an individual athlete.
According to scientific tests that improves performance by 3.5 percent which may be crucial to win a race in a sport where fractions of a second matter.
Deborah Basckin reports.