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.
Organisers of Sunday’s IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat in Morocco, have made a u-turn and extended an invitation to South Africa’s 800 metres Olympic Games gold medallist and World Champion, Caster Semenya.
World Athletics and Olympic 800m champion, Caster Semenya says she wants answers on why she has been denied entry into Sunday’s IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat in Morocco.
Caster Semenya has been denied participation in her favoured 800 metres race in Morocco, the athlete said on Thursday, despite Switzerland’s highest court rejecting an IAAF request for eligibility regulations to be reimposed on the South African.