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  • sprinter from South Africa (also known as RSA) Flag of South Africa.svg
  • Made a successful appeal to compete in 2008 to comply with the rules, but might not be able to qualify.


  • Pistorius fails again to qualify for Olympics - 07/11/08 - Double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius missed out in another attempt to qualify for the Olympics on Friday, but sliced more than a second off his 400-meter time from last week.
  • Pistorius finishes 4th in 400 meters in Milan - 07/02/08 - Double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius slowed on the final straight Wednesday in his first able-bodied race in nearly a year, finishing fourth and well outside the Olympic qualifying time.


Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius arrested for shooting his girlfriend, 02/14/13[]

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has been arrested in the shooting death of his girlfriend, police and the woman's talent agent. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/-olympics/news/20130214/oscar-pistorius-arrested-shooting-killing-girlfriend.ap/index.html


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