Born on November 22, 1986, Oscar Pistorius is a former South African sprint runner whose both legs were amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old. He was the tenth athlete to compete at both the Paralympic Games and Olympic Games, competing in sprint events for below-knee amputees in Paralympic events, and in non-disabled sprint events. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Pistorius became the first double-leg amputee to participate in the Olympics. On Valentine’s Day in 2013, Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria home. He claimed he had mistaken Steenkamp for an intruder hiding in the bathroom, but he was arrested and charged with murder. Read the article below for more information.
Oscar Pistorius Parents/Ethnicity/Religion
Born in Sandton, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa, he is the son of Hekne and Sheila Pistorius. He grew up in a Christian home.
Oscar Pistorius Affair/Girlfriend/Shooting
He killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013 after fatally shooting her. He claimed he had mistaken Steenkamp for an intruder hiding in the bathroom.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius
- Nicknames: Oscar
- Birthday: November 22, 1986
- Age: 31 years old
- Birthplace: Sandton, Transvaal Province, South Africa
- Current Residence: Prison
- Education: Not Available
- Profession: former sprint runner
- Nationality: South African
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Christian
- Zodiac: Sagittarius
- Spouse/Wife: Not Available
- Girlfriend: Reeva Steenkamp (killed by Oscar himself)
- Children: Not Available
- Net Worth: Not Available
- Height: 1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in) in prosthetics
- Weight: 80.6 kg (178 lbs)
- Feet Size: Not Available
- Dress Size: Not Available
- Shoe Size: Not Available
- Chest Size: Not Available
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- Pistorius’s legs were amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old.
- He was the tenth athlete to compete at both the Paralympic Games and Olympic Games.
- On Valentine’s Day in 2013, Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria home.