Tshotlego Morama, now legally Paul Morama

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Double gold medallist at the 2004 Special Olympics and 2007 All Africa Games, Tshotlego Morama, who disappeared from the scene in a flurry of accusations about her gender, has resurfaced as Paul Morama.

Paul says last February the High Court ruled that he could officially transition into a man, putting to rest a lifelong struggle with his gender expression.“I am currently in the process of changing all my identity documents.

People used to look at my identity card which states I am female, and look at my beard and physique and wonder if it was really me,” he says in an exclusive tell-all interview conducted in Gaborone this week. From a high flier as an Olympic paralympian of note, Morama’s career went down in a national furore of controversy, after allegations in 2007 that ‘she’ fathered a child.

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