The IAAF has welcomed the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s verdict on South African athlete, Caster Semenya’s appeal against regulations limiting testosterone levels in female athletes.
Minister of Sports and recreation Ms. Tokozile Xasa says she has noted the outcome of the Court of Arbitration for Sport(CAS) case on the matter involving Caster Semenya.
South African athlete and Olympic champion, Caster Semenya has lost the court challenge against the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) new testosterone rules.
The Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) is expected to announce its decision at noon on Wednesday on the validity of the IAAF’s planned new rules for women running events between 400 and 1 500 metres.
South Africa’s 800 metres Olympic and World champion, Caster Semenya, will hear the outcome of her appeal against the IAAF’s new regulations to limit her testosterone levels on the 1st of May.