Botswana behind Semenya as landmark case begins

Botswana supports Semenya
Botswana supports Semenya

Eyes are on South African athlete, Caster Semenya as she seeks to have a controversial International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) gender rule set aside, in a case that is before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Zurich, Switzerland.

The case kicked-off on Monday this week and would be keenly followed over the coming weeks, with a decision due on March 29.

Last year, the IAAF took a decision to regulate testosterone levels in female athletes.

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