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About Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius is a South African sprinter.
He has won 6 Paralympic gold medals, while he became the first amputee to win an able-bodied world track medal at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, South Korea. He also participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
His Personal Life
He was born in Johannesburg in 1986. Both his legs were amputated below the knee, when he was only 11 months old.
In 2013, on Valentine's Day, he killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. At first, he stated that he had mistaken her for an intruder hiding in the bathroom, but he was found guilty of culpable homicide. He received a 5-year prison sentence in 2014 and his prosecutors asked the judge for permission to appeal the verdict, which was eventually granted.
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Famous quotes by Oscar Pistorius
I am also hugely excited to then be competing to defend my three Paralympic titles at the Paralympic Games. I believe we will see some amazing times posted and I am very much looking forward to what will be an incredible Olympics and Paralympics in London.Oscar Pistorius
I can have my goals, and I can have my dreams. My goal is to make the finals and improve my position. I want to run all decent races. I don't want to look back and say I ran a terrible race.Oscar Pistorius
I have run two Olympic 'A' standard times over the past 12 months and with the time I ran at the African Championships last week I know my speed and fitness are constantly improving so that I will peak in time for the Olympics.Oscar Pistorius
Thank you to everyone that has made me the athlete I am! God, family and friends, my competitors and supporters! You have all had a hand!Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius' Popularity
Oscar Pistorius is a famous South African sprinter, who was born on November 22, 1986. As a person born on this date, Oscar Pistorius is listed in our database as the 2nd most popular celebrity for the day (November 22) and the 1st most popular for the year (1986).
People born on November 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Oscar Pistorius is the 6th most popular Sagittarius.
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