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Posted on September 19, 2009 | tags


Sports: South African official in Caster Semenya case lied about gender tests

  • If we did not let her run, we would be confirming that she is not normal.
  • Athletics South Africa President Leonard Chuene • On the decision to let Caster Semenya run even though they knew gender tests were being performed on her. What’s important to note is that this apology did not come out on its own; South Africa’s Mail & Guardian printed e-mails essentially confirming that they knew the tests were happening before Semenya ran the 800-meter race in Berlin, a race in which she crushed the competition. He lied. • source