Caster Semenya Shares A Positive Message With Her Fans After Losing The Testosterone Rule Appeal. It is a sad outcome for South Africans and women in sports across the globe. Double Olympic gold medalist, Caster Semenya has failed in her latest bid to be allowed to run the 800m without having to take medication to reduce naturally high levels of testosterone.
A Swiss federal tribunal said on Tuesday that it supported a decision by the court of arbitration for sport last year that track and field’s policy for athletes with differences in sex development (DSD) was “necessary, reasonable and proportionate” to ensure fair competition in women’s sport.
This means that, for Caster to defend her Olympic title unless she takes medication to reduce testosterone. Her fans all over the world have been saddened by the decision. Being the positive person she is, Caster has told her fans that, based on her achievements, the battle has been won long ago.
“Chills my people,A man can change the rules but the very same man can not rule my life,What I’m saying is that I might have failed against them the truth is that I have won this battle long ago,Go back to my achievements then you will understand. Doors might be closed not locked,” she said.