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Fourth time ever for Semenya in the 800m in Diamond League

The South African Caster Semenya has Saturday during the Diamond League athletics meeting in Paris with 1:54.25 the fourth time in history walked on the 800m. The two-time Olympic champion, improved its lead performance, and approximates the world record, since July 26, 1983 in the name of the Czechoslovakian Jarmila Kratochvilova (1:53.28).

The performance of Semenya is there just now all the glances aimed at her after the ratification of a new regulation regarding androgynous athletes by the International athletics federation (IAAF). This mandatory androgynous athletes to november 1, their testosterone levels do decline with the help of medication if they meet international races from 400m to the mile (1.609) want to participate.

Semenya went against this in an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (TAS) because they believe that the new rules “are not legal”.

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