No action over Pistorius comments

  • Last Updated: September 4 2012, 13:00 BST

Oscar Pistorius will not face censure for his comments on regulations governing prosthetic running blades, the International Paralympic Committee have confirmed.

Oscar Pistorius: 'There will be no disciplinary action'

The South African have apologised for raising his concerns over the length of some rivals' blades immediately after being beaten to T44 200 metres gold by Brazil's Alan Fonteles Oliveira on Sunday night.

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

A date is still to be set for a meeting between Pistorius and the IPC, with arrangements being taken place through official channels.

"We're waiting for the national Paralympic committee of South Africa to go through the relevant channels and contact the IPC and then the meeting will be set up," Spence added.

IPC president Sir Philip Craven, a former wheelchair basketball player, said: "I can understand in one way the reaction. The rules were followed, this is the way it is.

"It's just incredible sadness and surprise, maybe, at having lost.

"But I know Oscar for the type of guy he is. He's a really great guy.

"I'm sure he will come back from this.

"He's a big mate of mine and good luck to him."