Oscar Pistorius

1986 - Today

Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (; Afrikaans: [pisˈtɔrjus]; born 22 November 1986) is a South African former professional sprinter who was convicted of murder in 2015. Both of his feet were amputated when he was 11 months old due to a congenital defect. He was born missing the outside of both feet and both fibulae. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oscar Pistorius has received more than 7,531,749 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 266th most popular athlete.

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  • 47.38

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  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among athletes, Oscar Pistorius ranks 267 out of 2,090Before him are Terry Fox, William Porter, Xenia Stad-de Jong, Harri Larva, Henry Eriksson, and Mykola Avilov. After him are Tommy Hampson, Arie van Vliet, Eino Penttilä, Spyridon Belokas, Gunder Hägg, and Charles Bacon.

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Among people born in 1986, Oscar Pistorius ranks 39Before him are Nani, Ryan Babel, Claudio Marchisio, Ibrahim Afellay, Gaël Monfils, and Mario Casas. After him are Kasper Schmeichel, Leighton Meester, Fernando Muslera, James Milner, BoA, and Geraint Thomas.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Oscar Pistorius ranks 74 out of 220Before him are Piet Retief (1780), Breyten Breytenbach (1939), Gary Player (1935), Bevil Rudd (1894), Wilfrid Napier (1941), and Abdullah Ibrahim (1934). After him are Alan Paton (1903), C. R. Swart (1894), Alice Krige (1954), Louis Raymond (1895), Helen Suzman (1917), and Marlene Dumas (1953).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Oscar Pistorius ranks 4Before him are Esther Brand (1922), Reggie Walker (1889), and Bevil Rudd (1894). After him are Caster Semenya (1991), Wayde van Niekerk (1992), Zola Budd (1966), Josia Thugwane (1971), Hestrie Cloete (1978), Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (1980), Elana Meyer (1966), and Luvo Manyonga (null).