South African Runner Caster Semenya Declared a Woman

The controversial distance runner is allowed to race as a woman.


South African distance runner Caster Semenya is declared a woman, clearing her for competition. You may remember that Semenya's gender was questioned because of her speed, muscle definition and overall looks at the World Championship after her 800m win. Semenya was called a hermaphrodite, which suggested that she might have had a slight advantage because of the presence of additional testosterone. Fellow runners like Michael Johnson called the claims racist. Wonder what unfounded claims detractors will throw at her now that's she has been cleared to run?

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