Oscar Pistorius to race Arabian horse

Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius will race an Arabian horse in a challenge that has been called "run like the wind". On Sunday, the sprinter tweeted:

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Racing An Arab Horse on Wednesday night for the #runlikethewind Campaign in Doha. @dohagoals going to be INSANE! http://t.co/NvJ5mBGz

According to the South African, Pistorius told a press conference: "Arabian horses [are] an iconic thing of the region. It is just a very special kind of thing to do. I think it is going to be an amazing spectacle."

The race will take place in Qatar tomorrow night.

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