Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Caster Semenya taking case to compete to European Court of Human Rights

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya is taking her fight to the European Court of Human Rights.

Semenya is seeking to appeal a 2020 decision by the Switzerland Supreme Court that ruled women with naturally elevated testosterone levels could not take part in events without medical interventions to lower their testosterone.

Rules introduced by World Athletics in 2018 prevent some female athletes with naturally high testosterone levels from participating in competitions.

Semenya is not allowed to compete in events between 400m and a mile without taking testosterone-reducing drugs, following a 2019 rule change by governing body World Athletics.

The 30-year-old South African lost an appeal to Switzerland’s Federal Supreme Court in September but still harbours hopes of defending her Olympic title in Tokyo this year.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

On Friday night, 2021 Hall of Fame Finalist Paul Pierce made headlines for going on Instagram Live. The former 10-time All-Star was featured smoking,...

The events that led to Paul Piece’s swift exit from ESPN have been buzzing around the internet. Reactions and responses have been coming from...

Football

A video has been released online, displaying a staff member from Eko Hotel having an argument with Joseph Yobo   https://www.instagram.com/p/CTNkVGFoF0E/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 15 players were...

American Football

Former NFL Superstar and College Football standout Demaryius Thomas found dead at the age of 33.   Demaryius was a Super Bowl Champion and a...

Copyright © 2024 Afroballers