ROME – They took away the Olympic titles, they disqualified her from the races, but Caster Semenya does not give up. The South African athlete accused of being too androgynous – too man, so to speak – wants to recover the Olympic scene already this year in Tokyo. Today she is happily married to Bedfordvie where she plays football for the colors of the JVW Soccer Club, the South African women's championship team. But, albeit without explicitly announcing it, it is also preparing the 5 thousand meters, the bottom distance in which to excel to get another gold medal. This time incontestable.
Semenya has also lost the appeal to the Tas of Lausanne against the decision of the IAAF (the world federation of athletics) which excluded her from the races. But why then do you plan to return? The IAAF has in fact taken an adverse position which must be explained. Female athletes, according to the legal device, have six months to reduce their testosterone levels and stay there for life. Female hyperandrogenism – it is the thesis – provides an unfair advantage over other athletes. Except that these limits apply to competitions from 400 meters to 1500 (let's say half bottom). They do not apply to longer distances.
Interviewed by Marca in Spain, Semenya flaunts enviable security and tranquility. “I am ready for rock & roll. Everything is ready with my team, "he said laughing. And he wasn't referring to the ball. “I play as a hobby and I have never been as strong as I am now 29 years old. I'm still young … ". (source Marca)
Source: Blitz Quotidiano