Oscar Pistorius named in Time magazine’s 100 list

South-African paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has been included in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world.  In 2011, Pistorius was the first amputee to win a medal in a competition against able-bodied athletes with the South-African 4×400 relay team at the Daegu World Championships.

For Time’s sports columnist, he’s « the definition of global inspiration ».  This year, Oscar Pistorius could become the first amputee to compete against able-bodied athletes at the Olympic Games.

 Pistorius is a symbol of hard work and bravery. He shares this list with other champions such as Lionel Messi, Novak Djokovic, Yani Tseng, Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin.

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