Oscar hasn't trained since shooting

2013-03-31 11:45
Oscar Pistorius (Picture: AP)

Oscar Pistorius (Picture: AP)

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Pretoria – Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius has not been back to an athletics field to train since he shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day.

“He is in mourning, he is still trying to cope with her death. He is human,” his agent Peet van Zyl told Rapport on Saturday.

Pistorius’s bail conditions were relaxed on Thursday, making it possible for him to attend athletics competitions overseas.

Van Zyl said the Pistorius family had gone away for Easter and he had not yet been able to talk to the athlete.
“Neither myself or Ampie (Pistorius’s coach) will put pressure on him. He has to say if he wants to train again and if he wants to travel, and when.”

Pistorius’s next court appearance has been scheduled for 4 June.


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