This is how the IAAF got physical with Caster Semenya


This is how the IAAF got physical with Caster Semenya

IAAF argued the SA runner was ‘biologically identical to males’, a massive set of court documents reveals


Caster Semenya is indistinguishable from a male athlete in all the ways that matter in sport.

This was the winning argument by the IAAF in its battle to stop Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya running with other women. The argument was made behind closed doors, but a 163-page explanation of what happened in front of the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) was released last month.

South African hero Semenya is currently free to run without taking hormones to lower her levels of testosterone, but only pending an appeal of the CAS decision at the Swiss Supreme Court...

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