Caster Semenya dishes now his focus elsewhere in search of new OLYMPIC triumphs.
The south african atletikstjerne is among the world's best at 800 meters, but if she is now a days is to participate in the distance, she should with medication to lower his naturally high level of male sex hormones in the body.
It refuses she. Therefore, the rates she is now at 200 meters.
My dream has always been and will always be to compete at the sport's highest level. So, in order to chase my goals and dreams I have decided to switch distance and compete in the 200 metres, she says on Instagram.
- It has not been an easy decision, but I look forward to the challenge and will work hard, and do everything I can to qualify me for the OLYMPICS and do my best for south Africa.
Semenya must in 22,8 seconds to qualify for the summer OLYMPICS in Tokyo. At a south african championship on Friday was her best time 23,49 seconds, writes the news agency AFP.
Semenya won the OLYMPIC gold in the 800 metres at the games in both 2012 and 2016. She has also won the WORLD cup three times in the distance.
the south african has in recent years been in focus because she is the protagonist in an action against the international atletikforbund, World Athletics, regarding the rule that mellemdistanceløbere with a naturally high level of testosterone - like Semenya - need to lower it with medication.
she is great opponent.
the Case has been dealt with by The International court of arbitration for sport (CAS), which, in spite of the concern decided to accept the World Athletics' guidelines in may.
Semenya and the South african Atletikforbund (ASA) chose to appeal against the verdict, which ended with The Swiss federal court. Here was the rule at first suspended, but since it was temporarily reintroduced.