Oscar thrilled to be 'sexy'

2012-11-16 15:46

Cape Town - Oscar Pistorius has landed a spot on People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" list.

People wrote: "Before the 2012 London Olympics, much of the world didn't know Oscar Pistorius. But the South African runner changed that when he became the first double-amputee sprinter to compete at the Summer Games.

"Nicknamed Blade Runner, Pistorius (25) didn't medal but he inspired millions. His attitude? 'Being disabled doesn't have to be a disadvantage'."

The Paralympic gold medallist retweeted People's list, adding:

"Thank you! Haha #8, honoured!"

The South African athletics star appeared on a list that was topped by Magic Mike star Channing Tatum.

Oscar Pistorius was thrilled to make People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" list. (Supplied)

  • Erna - 2012-11-16 16:25

    And so he should be - thrilled. He's a nice young man who should enjoy his life without the baggage - read ex-girlfriend.

  • - 2012-11-16 17:30

    Red hot!

  • jacques.duplessis.3785 - 2012-11-16 18:41

    Now he loves himself even more....

      marianne.jacobszkapp - 2012-11-16 19:31

      Jealousy makes you nasty. Look at the photo: undoubtedly sexy!

      nadine.devilliers - 2012-11-21 12:20

      @marianne - the problem is he hasn't got a leg to stand on... the guy is a douche...

  • 1CRAZYONE - 2012-11-16 19:53

    oh please this p.c is now going to far!! nothing sexy about Oscar or his tantrums!!!

      nadine.devilliers - 2012-11-21 12:20

      well said

  • greta.tunnicliffe - 2012-11-17 04:14

    To quote Chad's dad " Beautiful, my beautiful boy" An extraordinary South African (not without his faults) doing us proud!

  • carla.croft.77 - 2012-11-17 08:09

    Always thought he was sexy......He must be the most good looking man in SA for sure!

  • zimbobwe.mugabe - 2012-11-17 10:38

    ... and you must go eat them girsl broer. This is your time and chance...

  • nadine.devilliers - 2012-11-21 12:31

    for all the girls that think he is sexy, read this article Proof he is not sexy!! What a pathetic attitude...

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