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Her father Barry Steenkamp said both families could now get on with their lives.
I've been watching since 7am," he said from his pub in Port Elizabeth.
The pair had been called South Africa’s ‘golden couple’.
The sensational arrest of the sporting icon – who in London became the first man to compete at both an Olympics and Paralympics – was greeted with disbelief and sadness around the world.
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South African journalist Kalay Maistry told Sky News: 'It is alleged that he thought his girlfriend, who’d come in to try to surprise him for Valentine's Day, was an intruder. On Pistorius's website, a quote from Lord Coe from before London 2012 describes him as a 'real inspiration to people around the world', and a spokesman from sports giant Nike describes time with Pistorius as 'some of the most inspirational time we've ever spent around an athlete'.'He's been a real inspiration to people around the world so we were thrilled when he decided to join our International Inspiration programme as an ambassador, helping us to inspire young people worldwide.''Many world-class athletes visit Nike and amaze our community, but the two weeks that Oscar spent on campus last summer went down as some of the most inspirational time we've ever spent around an athlete.'‘My brother was like my hero when I was growing up,’ said Pistorius. ‘I used to cringe because he would always run down. ‘During the admissions interview I had concerns about how a legless boy would fare with the rough and tumble of a school of 1500 teenagers,’ said Bill Shroeder, headteacher of the school until 2009.
‘All his mother could say was, Pistorius went down in school folklore when, during a rugby match, a player from the opposite team tackled him.
Last night, detectives were said to be investigating Pistorius’s links with other women to see whether they have any bearing on the murder of one of South Africa’s premier models, who for two years had been voted among the world’s 100 Sexiest Women. The Johannesburg athlete, who was born without fibulas in his legs and had the limbs amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old, had to win a legal battle over his blades with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in 2008 for the right to compete in able-bodied competition.
Ominously, the Paralympic superstar had tweeted how he went into 'full combat recon mode' after mistaking his washing machine for an intruder, less than three months before his girlfriend was shot dead in the middle of the night. The South African Police Service also often employs security companies to protect their own police stations, with the private security industry estimated to be worth 14 billion South African rand (£1 billion).
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South African criminal lawyers pointed out that the athlete could appeal against the outcome of the case to South Africa's Constitutional Court, if he chose to argue that a 'trial by the media' had infringed his human rights and denied him a fair trial.