What Caster Semenya's IAAF Loss Means For All of Us

In reaction to the loss of the landmark case, Semenya is quoted by The New York Times as saying, "I know that the IAAF's regulations have always targeted me specifically. For a decade the IAAF has tried to slow me down, but this has actually made me stronger. The decision of the court will not hold me back. I will once again rise above it and continue to inspire young women and athletes in South Africa and around the world."

South Africa's two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya arrives at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on February 18, 2019.

Caster Semenya won Sportswoman of the Year, Sports Star of the Year and the People's Choice Award. Her coach Samuel Sepeng won Coach of the Year.

South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the 800m final at the Rio Olympics.


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