Oscar Pistorius is a former professional athlete from South Africa. He has won numbers of gold medals in running participating in the Paralympics Games. Moreover, he has also competed in the IPC World Championships, IAAF World Championships, and African Championships.
During his professional career, Oscar made his country and family member very proud. But he also made everyone very sad by murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on the 14th day of February 2013 for which he is facing the 13 years of imprisonment.
Why did Oscar Pistorius Kill his Girlfriend? According to the reports, after his arrest, Oscar told that while shooting, he mistook his girlfriend for an intruder. He shot her four times which caused her death. In 2016, it was proved to be murder.
|Birthday||November 22, 1986|
|Height||5 feet 1 in (in stumps)|
|Weight||80.6 kg (178 lbs)|
|Parents||Sheila Pistorius, Henke Pistorius|
|Siblings||Aimée Pistorius, Carl Pistorius|
|Net Worth||$50 Thousand USD|
|Education||University of Pretoria|
Take the time today to at least once, Thank, to Show Love, to Bless, to Breath, to Forgive, to Be Still and to Care. pic.twitter.com/XrB7k7qdai
— Oscar Pistorius (@OscarPistorius) August 11, 2014
10 Facts On Oscar Pistorius
- Oscar Pistorius was born as Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius in the year 1986. And as of 2020, he is 33 years of age.
- According to Oscar’s Wikipedia, his birthday is on 22nd November. Moreover, he also goes by the name Blade Runner.
- Oscar is from Sandton, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa and he is South African by nationality.
- Talking about his family, Oscar was born to Sheila Pistorius and Henke Pistorius. Moreover, he has two siblings named Carl and Aimee Pistorius.
- Oscar has been into several accidents during his career which caused several injuries. You can find about it in detail from his Wikipedia.
- Oscar has won a total of seven gold medals, four silver medals, and one bronze medals competing in different championships.
- Oscar stands the height of 5 feet and 1 inch in stumps.
- Oscar was in a relationship with his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. She was a model.
- Oscar is imprisoned for 13 years plus until 2023, he is not eligible to parole.
- He has Twitter @OscarPistorius which is not active since the time of his imprisonment. It has 306.8k followers.