Racing for the first time since a controversial new gender ruling came into effect, Semenya finishes in 5min 38.19 sec ahead of Ethiopia’s Hawi Feysa and Adanech Anbesa, winning the 2,000M race!
(Picture: South Africa’s Caster Semenya competes in the women’s 800m during the IAAF Diamond League competition in Doha on May 3, 2019. Karim Jaafar / AFP – Getty Images file)
By Omphile Seetseng
Caster Semenya makes a victories return to the track on Tuesday night after the Swiss Supreme Court lifted her ban from middle distance events. Her suspension was expected to be enforced again on the 25th of June, following the outcome of her appeal against World Athletics regulations restricting athletes with differences of sexual development or “DSD”.