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Caster Semenya seems to have high levels of male hormone

Gender row athlete Caster Semenya had three times the normal female level of testosterone in her body, reports claimed yesterday.

Tests carried out before the start of the World Athletics Championships proved the 800m gold medallist had very high levels of the male hormone, according to sources close to the investigation.

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It is believed this information led to the IAAF’s decision to ask the South African athletics body to carry out a detailed “gender verification” test on the athlete.

Semenya returns home to South Africa today and the country’s parliament is preparing to file a complaint with the United Nations Commissioner of Human Rights over the athlete’s treatment….Read More

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