The athletics’ world governing body, IAAF, has welcomed the Swiss Federal Tribunal’s decision to revoke Caster Semenya’s rights to participate in middle distance events.
Caster Semenya will not defend her world 800m title in Doha in September after a Swiss judge overruled a temporary suspension on the IAAF’s controversial testosterone-curbing rules, her representatives said Tuesday.
South Africa’s golden girl, Caster Semenya has extended her four-year unbeaten streak in the 800 metre after cruising to victory at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting at Stanford University in northern California.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya’s representatives have reacted angrily after the organiser of the Diamond League event in Morocco said the Olympic champion had refused an invitation to run the 800 metres in Rabat.
Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday despite having received an invitation to do so, in the latest twist of her bitter court battle over gender rules.