Life and privacy put through the ringer, Caster Semenya at least gets to keep the gold she won in Berlin at the World Championships last August. As for the gender testsing conducted by after controversy arose with regard to her testosterone levels, South Africa's sports ministry said those results will be kept confidential. From CNN:
"We have agreed with the IAAF that whatever scientific tests were conducted legally within the IAAF regulations will be treated as a confidential matter between patient and doctor," the statement read.
"As such there will be no public announcement of what the panel of scientists has found. We urge all South Africans and other people to respect this professional ethical and moral way of doing things."
The world governing body for athletics, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), have refused to comment on the announcement, only reiterating a statement published on their official Web site on Wednesday that the release of their gender-test findings would be delayed until "further notice."