Friday 31 October 2014

Pistorius returns to running track

Published 04/04/2013 | 09:31

A new photograph of Oscar Pistorius at a running track has been published

A South African newspaper has published a photograph of Oscar Pistorius at a running track in his carbon fibre blades as the Olympian's agent says his return to training is imminent.

The Afrikaans-language Beeld newspaper has the image of Pistorius, who was charged with murder over the shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on the front page of Thursday's edition. The double amputee is wearing his blades and walking with his hands on his hips.

The newspaper says the photo was taken on March 24 by a high school student visiting the University of Pretoria, Pistorius's practice facility.

Pistorius's agent, Peet van Zyl, said he was expecting the photo to be published. He said Pistorius was only "having a jog" but will likely return to full training soon.

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