Source of Wealth:running
Birth Place:Sandton, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa
Full Name:Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius
Date of Birth:November 22, 1986
Education:University of Pretoria
About Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius is a South African sprint runner which has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Oscar Pistorius was introduced to the world of running after having a knee injury in a rugby match where he underwent rehabilitation at the University of Pretoria's High Performance Centre with coach Ampie Louw in 2004.
He was known as the Blade Runner, Pistorius competes in the T44 events category in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens. In 2007, he set his disability world record with 45. 56 seconds in the 400 metres category.
He was barred to compete in several competition due to IAAF amended rules by using any technical device that incorporates springs, wheels or any other element that provides a user with an advantage over another athlete not using such a device. He took the tests and found that Pistorius' limbs used 25% less energy that an ordinary runners do.
Despite the fact that he didn't qualify to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics, Pistorius did joined the Summer Paralympics 2008 and 2012, and Summer Olympics 2012.
Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius was born on November 22, 1986 in Sandton, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa. He took up Bachelor of Commerce in business management with sports science at the University of Pretoria in 2006. In February 14, 2013 he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and was charge with murder.
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