Born: 11/22/1986 in Sandton, South Africa
Full name: Oscar Carl Lennard Pistorius
Nickname: Blade Runner
Noted For: runner; as a double amputee, ran on artificial legs; won 6 gold medals in the Paralympic Games, competed in the 2012 Olympics, but did not win a medal. Convicted of culpable homicide (manslaughter) for the killing of his girlfriend; the verdict was subsequently changed to murder (2015).
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