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The Importance of Cheering for Caster Semenya
Lindsay Gibbs | ThinkProgress – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Aug 2016

Semenya is allegedly intersex. Ever since her world championship race in 2009 — when news unacceptably leaked that the International Association of Athletics Foundation was going to subject her to a gender test — she has been more famous for her naturally-occurring testosterone levels than her talent. When she was only 18 years old, the South African runner won gold at the 2009 world championships in the 800 meters. She went on to win the silver medal at the London Olympics, and is the overwhelming favorite in Rio.

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