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Hermaphrodite Track Star Gender Issue Resolved

"...neither the international track and field federation nor Semenya’s representatives will say how her perplexing gender identity issue was resolved, citing confidential medical details..."
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This much, finally, is clear. South African runner Caster Semenya is eligible to compete as a woman and she’ll be back on the track next week. But neither the international track and field federation nor Semenya’s representatives will say how her perplexing gender identity issue was resolved, citing confidential medical details. Was more sophisticated testing done? Or did the 19-year-old, who has a male build and voice, have treatments that tipped the balance toward female?

Semenya became an instant figure of controversy and curiosity when she turned up out of nowhere at last summer’s global outdoor championships in Berlin and won the 800 meters by more

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Added: Jul-11-2010 
By: Songun
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Tags: Caster Semenya, Track and Field, sports, athletics
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