Oscar Pistorius was born on November 22, 1986 (age 34) in Sandton, South Africa. He is a celebrity Track and field athlete, Athlete. His popular book is Blade Runner. In His career, Oscar Pistorius has achieved an Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability. The parents of Oscar Pistorius are Sheila Pistorius, Henke Pistorius. Oscar Pistorius has 2 siblings in His family: Carl Pistorius, Aimée Pistorius. Oscar Pistorius's height is 6′ 1″. You can find His website below: http://oscarpistorius.com/.
Oscar Pistorius has proved that disability is not an excuse in living life to the fullest. Although he was amputated when he was barely a year old, being physically challenged did not dampen the spirits of Pistorius, who went on to become a renowned athlete. His dream of being a great Rugby player was shattered when he had to deal with a serious injury during his teens. However, destiny had other plans in store for the young athlete. Encouraged by a South African prosthetist named Van der Watt, Pistorius started pursuing a career as a runner. In a very short span, he shocked the world of sports with his phenomenal athletic abilities, by winning more than a dozen gold medals in the few events that he had participated. Although he was criticized for using mechanical legs for running, a determined Oscar fought for his career and even went on to participate in the 2012 Olympics held in London. He even received quite a few awards for his great dedication towards sports and was also appeared in the ˜Time' magazine. Oscar's popularity also made him the face of leading brands like ˜BT' and ˜Nike'. Unfortunately, he has been sentenced to imprisonment on charges of murder. Read on to know more about his life and works.
Oscar Pistorius's estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let's check, How Rich is Oscar Pistorius in 2019-2020? According to Forbes, Wikipedia, IMDB, and other reputable online sources, Oscar Pistorius has an estimated net worth of $50 Thousand at the age of 34 years old in year 2020. He has earned most of his wealth from his thriving career as a Track and field athlete, Athlete from South Africa. It is possible that He makes money from other undiscovered sources
He attended the University of Pretoria.
He was the first double amputee to compete in the 4 × 400 meters relay at the 2012 Olympics.
Oscar Pistorius is alive and is a celebrity runner
He has two siblings. His girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was tragically murdered at his house in February of 2013.
At the age of 34, Oscar Pistorius's height is 6′ 1″ .
Demetrius Pinder and the Bahamas won gold in the 2012 4 × 400 meters relay.
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● His popular book is Blade Runner● In His career, Oscar Pistorius has achieved an Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability● The parents of Oscar Pistorius are Sheila Pistorius, Henke Pistorius● Oscar Pistorius has 2 siblings in His family: Carl Pistorius, Aimée Pistorius● Oscar Pistorius's height is 6′ 1″● You can find His website below: http://oscarpistorius.com/
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