Oscar Pistorius

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Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius 2 Daegu 2011.jpg
Pistorius at the 2011 Warld Championships in Athletics in Daegu, Sooth Korea
Personal information
Nickname(s)Blade Runner; the fastest man on no legs; "Oz" Pistorius[1]
Born (1986-11-22) 22 November 1986 (age 33)
Sandton, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, Sooth Africae
Alma materVarsity o Pretoria (did nae graduate)
Hicht1.84 m (6 ft 12 in) in prosthetics[2]
Wecht80.6 kg (178 lb) (2007)[3]
Wabsteidwww.oscarpistorius.com
Sport
KintraSooth Africae
SportRunnin
Event(s)Sprints (100, 200, 400 m)
Achievements an teetles
Warld feenals2005 Paralympic Warld Cup: 100 m (T44) – Gowd; 200 m (T44) – Gowd
Naitional feenals2007 Sooth African Senior Athletics Championships: 400 m (T44) – Gowd
Paralympic feenals2004 Simmer Paralympics: 100 m (T44) – Bronze; 200 m (T44) – Gowd

2008 Simmer Paralympics: 100 m (T44) – Gowd, 200 m (T44) – Gowd; 400 m (T44) – Gowd

2012 Simmer Paralympics: 200 m (T44) – Siller; 4 × 100 m relay – Gowd; Men's 400 m (T44) – Gowd
Heichest warld rankin100 m: 1st (2008)[4]

200 m: 1st (2008)[5]

400 m: 1st (2008)[6]
Personal best(s)100 m (T44): 10.91 s (2007, WR)[7]

200 m (T44): 21.30 s (2012, WR)[8]

400 m: 45.07 s[9]
Updated on 6 September 2012.

Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (/pɪsˈtɔːriəs/; born 22 November 1986) is a Sooth African sprint runner.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mr. Oscar "Oz" PISTORIUS, Who's Who of Southern Africa, 24.com, archived frae the oreeginal on 27 April 2009, retrieved 18 May 2007
  2. John Leicester (5 September 2012), "Column: History-maker Pistorius a hypocrite, too?", The Huffington Post, archived frae the oreeginal on 6 September 2012
  3. Josh McHugh (March 2007), "Blade Runner", Wired, no. 15.03
  4. World wide ranking: T44 male 100 2008, International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation, retrieved 19 July 2008
  5. World wide ranking: T44 male 200 2008, International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation, retrieved 19 July 2008
  6. World wide ranking: T44 male 400 2008, International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation, retrieved 19 July 2008
  7. Oscar sets 100m world record, News24, 4 April 2007[deid airtin]
  8. "Oscar Pistorius: I proved my doubters wrong with world record in 200m heats at Paralympic Games". The Telegraph. London. 1 September 2012. Retrieved 18 July 2013.
  9. Jon Mulkeen (19 July 2011), Pistorius gets world and Olympic qualifier in Lignano: Double-amputee sprinter clocks 45.07 to guarantee his major champs selection, Athletics Weekly, archived frae the oreeginal on 7 August 2012