Oscar Pistorius

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Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (; Afrikaans: [pisˈtɔrjus]; born 22 November 1986) South African convicted murderer and former professional sprinter. 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. Pistorius ran in both non-disabled sprint events and in sprint events for below-knee amputees. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Oscar Pistorius has received more than 9,965,325 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Oscar Pistorius is the 400th most popular athlete (down from 267th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 74th in 2019) and the 4th most popular South African Athlete.

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Among athletes, Oscar Pistorius ranks 400 out of 3,055Before him are Lyudmila Shevtsova, Franjo Mihalić, Veniamin Soldatenko, Ioannis Persakis, Duncan McNaughton, and Charles Gmelin. After him are Matti Sippala, Ray Barbuti, Lindy Remigino, Isao Okano, Sara Simeoni, and Paavo Yrjölä.

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Among people born in 1986, Oscar Pistorius ranks 60Before him are Fernando Gago, Scott Eastwood, Armie Hammer, Kasper Schmeichel, Gaël Monfils, and Teresa Palmer. After him are Måns Zelmerlöw, Ezequiel Garay, Kim Hyun-joong, Stoya, Dianna Agron, and Mischa Barton.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Oscar Pistorius ranks 97 out of 312Before him are Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer (1907), Bevil Rudd (1894), Jim Fouché (1898), Sharlto Copley (1973), Trevor Rabin (1954), and Ian Scheckter (1947). After him are Chris Hani (1942), Pik Botha (1932), Lesley-Ann Brandt (1981), Helen Suzman (1917), John McDowell (1942), and Jan de Klerk (1903).

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 Sid Atkinson (1901), Clarence Walker (1898), Caster Semenya (1991), Lillian Board (1948), Wayde van Niekerk (1992), Zola Budd (1966), Josia Thugwane (1971), and Elana Meyer (1966).

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