Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya’s appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication.
University Sport South Africa (USSA) announced a strong team that will take part at the 30th World Student games in Napoli, Italy from the 3rd until the 14th of July, in Pretoria, on Thursday.
South Afriac’s Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to Switzerland’s federal Supreme Court in response to losing her case against restricting testosterone levels in female runners.
Caster Semenya’s shadow will hang over the Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday even though the double Olympic 800 metres champion will be absent.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will race the 3 000 metres at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic on June 30, a distance she can contest without reducing her testosterone levels.