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.
Semenya Chases 35-Year-Old Record
Sascoc, 7 March 2018
If Caster Semenya has her way, the oldest South African track and field record might just be wiped out of the record books on Thursday when she lines up to race the 1000m during… Read more »
Semenya Faces Ugandan Challenge At Tuks
News24Wire, 7 March 2018
Caster Semenya will face the Ugandan challenge of Winnie Nanyondo and Halimah Nakaayi this coming Thursday, March 8 at what should be an action-packed second Athletix Grand Prix… Read more »
World Champion Caster Semenya Eyes 1000 Metre Race
News24Wire, 13 February 2018
South Africa's double Olympic and Triple World Champion, Caster Semenya will tow the line in the 1000m, a rarely run event on the track, at Tuks Stadium (Tshwane) on Thursday,… Read more »
Caster Semenya Smashes Long-Standing 1,000 Metre Record
News24Wire, 9 March 2018
Caster Semenya on Thursday smashed the South African 1 000m record that stood for 35 years at the Athletix Grand Prix meeting held at Tuks in Pretoria. Read more »
Elation for SA Stars Jobodwana, Semenya
The second Athletix Grand Prix Series meeting held at Tuks Athletics Stadium on Thursday night saw Caster Semenya win the 1 000m women's race in a new South African record, while… Read more »
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