Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Pistorius released from hospital following boating accident

Published 27/02/2009

Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius has been released from hospital after suffering head and facial injuries in a boating accident.

The 22-year-old South African double amputee, nicknamed 'The Blade Runner', won three gold medals at the Beijing Paralympics last September.

The South African is due to compete at the BT Paralympic World Cup in Manchester in May.

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph