Caster Semenya: Support floods in as court rules for hormone regulation

Caster Semenya: Support floods in as court rules for hormone regulation

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has sided with the IAAF in the ruling which aims to force female athletes to regulate testosterone levels. In light of this, support has been flooding in for Caster Semenya, who intends to appeal the ruling.

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South Africa is once again flooding Caster Semenya with love and support after the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that females needed to regulate their testosterone levels.

The athlete says she is pleased that the judges had admitted the regulations had discriminated against 'certain women'.

According to TimesLIVE, Semenya added that the ruling had actually served to make her a stronger person.

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#HandsOffCaster has been revived in the wake of the ruling, with people taking to social media to voice their concerns and anger.

The athlete now has a month's time to appeal the ruling, which will then be heard by the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

Numerous people felt the ruling was not only discriminatory but also sexist.

Here are just a few of the reactions to the matter from social media:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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