Caster Semenya Shatters South African 1,000M Record

Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya smashed a 35-year-old 1,000-metre record set by Ilze Wicksell on February 7, 1983. Although too slow to break the world record, Semenya ran a time of 2:35:44 - slashing two seconds off the previous record.

Caster Semenya and Ilze Wicksell (De Kock), former SA 800 champion and record holder.

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