South African sprint runner and double amputee who competed in the Olympics and is widely known as the blade runner. In 2014, he was convicted of negligent killing in the death of his girlfriend. In 2016, the conviction was changed to murder.
He attended the University of Pretoria.
He was the first double amputee to compete in the 4 × 400 meters relay at the 2012 Olympics.
He has two siblings. His girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was tragically murdered at his house in February of 2013.
Demetrius Pinder and the Bahamas won gold in the 2012 4 × 400 meters relay.