South African Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The double-amputee athlete, known as the "Blade Runner" for his distinctive prosthetic legs, was the first athlete to compete in both the Olympic and Paralympic games. After being charged with murder in the 2013 shooting death of Steenkamp, Pistorius was found guilty last month on the lesser charge of culpable homicide. Today, Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison, though he may end up serving the majority of that sentence under house arrest, reports The New York Times.
Here are five things to know about Pistorius' five-year sentence: