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IAAF president to meet Caster Semenya

Lamine Diack, the president of the International Association of Athletics Federations, plans to travel to South Africa for a face-to-face meeting with Caster Semenya to explain the results of her gender verification test.

Semenya, whose 800 metres victory at the World Championships in August has been overshadowed by the row over her ambiguous gender, has yet to be notified about the medical examination she underwent following her triumph in Berlin, despite leaked reports that she is a hermaphrodite, with both male and female sexual organs.

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The test results are still being scrutinised by scientific experts and lawyers but Diack hopes to be in a position to fly to South Africa to meet the 18 year-old before the end of the month….Read More

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