August 8, 2012 in London 2012
With SA’s flag bearer in the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic games, Caster Semenya, competing in the 800m for women tonight, I thought I’d revisit an old post of mine.
In 2009 Caster Semenya was cast into much controversy when rumours emerged during the World Championship in Berlin, that she was in fact a man. Well, the athletes that talked to her and probably spent time with her could not be blamed for being suspicious. However, the major issue was that such a big issue was made of it in the media before her final event, that it seemed as if someone was out to hope she fails. Read the rest of this entry →