January 20, 2021

Switzerland rejects IAAF request against Semenya

Caster Semenya claims another victory against the IAAF. Switzerland Supreme Court has allowed Semenya the opportunity to compete until her appeal against the IAAF has been decided.


(File: Paris, France – June 30, 2018 South Africa’s Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the women’s 800m. Reuters)


By Omphile Seetseng

On Wednesday the IAAF’s request for the gender rules to stay in effect until the case is heard was rejected by the court. This court order permits Semenya to compete in the female category at this time without restriction.

Also Read: Semenya Triumphs in Paris!

Caster Semenya is due to race in the IAAF Diamond League in Rabat on Sunday however, she has been restricted from competing in the 800m at the event.

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