The Caster Semenya Case

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By Anna Cocks

This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 5 of VARSITY News.

 

Caster Semenya has been in the IAAF’s (International Association of Athletics Federations) eye since 2009, battling against appeals and rules over her elevated testosterone levels.
In May, this year, the IAAF ruled in court that in order for Semenya to compete internationally for events between 400m and a mile, she must take medication to reduce her testosterone levels.

 

Many fans spoke out and voiced how unfair the ruling was.
VARSITY took to campus to find out what students’ opinions were on the matter and this is what they had to say: 

 

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