International Paralympic Committee won't take action against Oscar Pistorious

Pistorius escapes IPC action
© PA Photos
The International Paralympic Committee confirm that South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius will not face disciplinary action for his blade comments.

The International Paralympics Committee have confirmed that South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius will not face any disciplinary action following his blades blast.

The 25-year-old sparked controversy after suggesting that Alan Oliveira of Brazil's artificial legs, known as blades, were too long after he snatched Pistorius's T44 200m title at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday.

IPC communications director Craig Spence said: "There will be no disciplinary action against Oscar for his comments."

Pistorius, who will be competing in the 100m and 400m events, apologised for the timing of his comments but has stood firm on his notion that the IPC should review the rules.

Oscar Pistorius
Read Next:
Prosthetics supplier: 'Athletes experiment with blade height'
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand