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What next for the 'Blade Runner?'

Updated 4:39 AM ET, Thu December 3, 2015
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From globally acclaimed athlete to convicted killer, Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on February 14, 2013, after South Africa's Supreme Court overturned the previous conviction of culpable homicide. Herman Verwey/Foto24/Gallo Images/Getty Images
A few years ago, Pistorius was racing to gold in the final event of the London 2012 Paralympic Games in the T44 400 meters event. The amputee had become the most recognizable Paralympian of all time, while also making Olympic history. IAN KINGTON/AFP/GettyImages/file
The South African became the first double amputee to compete in the Olympic Games on August 2012, lining up for the heats of the men's 400 meters. He also competed in the 4 x 400m relay. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/file
Athens 2004 was the first time Pistorius competed in the Paralympic Games, also winning his first gold medal in the 200m for T44 category athletes. He also bagged a bronze in the 100m event. YIORGOS MATTHEOS/AFP/Getty Images/file
Pistorius was one of the stars of Beijing 2008 and his star continued to rise after he won three gold medals at his second Paralympic Games. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images/file
Pistorius battled for years for the right to compete against able-bodied athletes. In 2011, his blades graced the track of Daegu, South Korea for the 2011 World Championships. Andy Lyons/Getty Images/file
In his first major final of the 2012 Games, Pistorius was left stunned as Brazil's Alan Oliveira thundered to gold in the 200m T44 event. After the race, Pistorius accused Oliveira of wearing illegal blades. GLYN KIRK/AFP/GettyImages/file
Pistorius' hopes of appearing at future Paralympic Games look to be over, with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) handing Pistorius a five-year ban. Even if he is out of prison, Pistorius will be unable to compete at the Rio 2016 Games. When his IPC ban comes to an end, Pistorius will be 32. MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images