He is also known for being charged in February 2013 for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp. After a long and internationally followed trial, he was convicted and sentenced to five years in prison.
|Full Name||Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius|
|Birth Date||November 22, 1986|
|Born||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Education||University of Pretoria|
Pistorius began dating model Reeva Steenkamp in November 2012. On February 14, 2013, Pistorius shot and killed Steenkamp, later testifying that he mistook her for an intruder. He was later charged for the murder after a tense, drawn out trial that the world watched obsessively.
Johannesburg, South Africa - Born here, 1986. Lived here, approximately 1986 - 1996.
Pretoria, South Africa - Lived here, 1996 - coming. Attended university here. Imprisoned here, 2014.
Athens, Greece - Ran in a race here, 2004.
Manchester, England, UK - Ran in a race here, 2005.
Assen, the Netherlands - Ran a race here, 2006.
Durban, South Africa - Ran a race here, 2007.
Duisberg, Germany - Ran a race here, 2008.
Emmeloord, the Netherlands - Ran a race here, 2008.
Beijing, China - Ran in a race here, 2008.
Christchurch, New Zealand - Ran a race here, 2011.
Lignano, Italy - Ran a race here, 2011.
Daegu, South Korea - Ran a race here, 2011.
London, England, UK - Traveled here, 2011. Ran a race here, 2012.
Rome, Italy - Traveled here, 2012.
Porto Novo, Benin - Ran a race here, 2012.
St. Andrews, Scotland, UK - Competed in a golfing tournament here, 2012.
Carnoustie, Scotland, UK - Competed in a golfing tournament here, 2012.