Oscar Pistorius net worth: Oscar Pistorius is a South African Olympic sprinter who has a net worth of $500 thousand. Oscar Pistorius is notable for being a double amputee from the knee down. Pistorious was born without a fibula in both legs, a congenital disease called fibular hemimelia. At 11 months, both legs had to be amputed below the knees. Oscar was born and raised in Sandton, Johannesburg in South Africa and attended the University of Pretoria. He participated in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Paralympics. During his career he was one six gold medals, one silver and one bronze at the Paralympics. In 2012, amid some controversy, Oscar was the first amputee runner to compete at the Olympic Games. His relay team would eventually finish eighth in the 4×400 meter race, but Pistorious was given the honor of carrying the South African flag at the closing ceremony. In February 2013, Oscar's life took an unfortunate turn when he was involved in the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. As of this writing, Oscar is under arrest and may have shot Reeva accidentally, thinking she was a home intruder.
Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius is a South African sprint runner. Although both of Pistorius' legs were amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old, he competes in events for single below-knee amputees and for able-bodied athletes. At the 2011 World Championships in Athl...
Date of Birth
- November 22, 1986
- Blade Runner
- The fastest man on no legs
- Oz Pistorius
- Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius
- 6 ft (1.84 m)
- 178 lbs (80.6 kg)
- South Africa
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Oscar Pistorius Trial Nearing ConclusionA South African prosecutor on Thursday called Oscar Pistorius a deceitful and evasive witness, summing up his case that the double-amputee sprinter...
Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial Closing ArgumentsOscar Pistorius's lawyer emphasized the double-amputee sprinter's vulnerabilities in his closing arguments Friday, capping a murder trial that has ...
Oscar Pistorius Gets Into Nightclub AltercationOscar Pistorius got into a fight in a South African nightclub with a man who confronted him about his murder case.
Oscar Pistorius Trial: Thursday 10 April 2014 ...Pistorius back on stand for further grilling. ... Oscar Pistorius Trial: Thursday 10 April 2014 ...
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