September 24, 2018

Semenya back on track after rule change (DailyTrust)

Semenya back on track after rule change (DailyTrust)

Caster Semenya will bid to move the spotlight from new IAAF rules for female athletes who have high testosterone levels firmly back to the track as the Diamond League gets under way in Doha on Friday.

The South African, the double Olympic 800 metres champion, will race in the 1500m in the opening of the IAAF’s elite 14-meet competition. It will be her first outing since the rule changes were announced. Semenya has long come under scrutiny because of her powerful physique and deep voice related to hyperandrogenism, the medical condition which causes a person to produce high levels of male sex hormones. Read more

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