South African runner Caster Semenya

South Africa's middle distance runner Caster Semenya hoisted her country's colors at the London Games' opening ceremony. 

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Caster Semenya of the South Africa Olympic athletics team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
2012 Olympic Games - Opening Ceremony
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Caster Semenya of the South Africa Olympic athletics team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: (L-R) Halima Hachlaf of Morocco (L) and Caster Semenya of South Africa compete in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 12 - Athletics
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: (L-R) Halima Hachlaf of Morocco (L) and Caster Semenya of South Africa compete in the Women's 800m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Athletics - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Women's 800m - Final - Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast, Australia - April 13, 2018. Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates victory. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Athletics - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Women's 800m - Final - Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast, Australia - April 13, 2018. Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates victory. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Athletics - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Women's 800m - Medal Ceremony - Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast, Australia - April 13, 2018. Gold medalist Caster Semenya of South Africa on the podium. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Athletics - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Women's 800m - Medal Ceremony - Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast, Australia - April 13, 2018. Gold medalist Caster Semenya of South Africa on the podium. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
South Africa's Caster Semenya competes in the woman's 800m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Semenya clinches distance double at Commonwealth Games
South Africa's Caster Semenya competes in the woman's 800m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
South Africa's Caster Semenya waits to compete in the woman's 800m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Semenya clinches distance double at Commonwealth Games
South Africa's Caster Semenya waits to compete in the woman's 800m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Caster Semenya dominated the 800m race. (AFP Photo/SAEED KHAN)
Caster Semenya dominated the 800m race
Caster Semenya dominated the 800m race. (AFP Photo/SAEED KHAN)
South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the woman's 800m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Semenya clinches 800-1,500 double at Commonwealth Games
South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the woman's 800m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the woman's 800m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Semenya clinches 800-1,500 double at Commonwealth Games
South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the woman's 800m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
South Africa's Caster Semenya crosses the finish line to win her women's 800m heat at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Thursday, April 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Surprises highlight big night at Commonwealth Games track
South Africa's Caster Semenya crosses the finish line to win her women's 800m heat at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Thursday, April 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
South Africa's Caster Semenya won her first Commonwealth medal with victory in the women's 1,500m. (AFP Photo/SAEED KHAN)
South Africa's Caster Semenya won her first Commonwealth medal with victory in the women's 1,500m
South Africa's Caster Semenya won her first Commonwealth medal with victory in the women's 1,500m. (AFP Photo/SAEED KHAN)
South Africa's Caster Semenya gestures after winning the women's 1500m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Semenya rules on the track; Australians rule in the pool
South Africa's Caster Semenya gestures after winning the women's 1500m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
South Africa's Caster Semenya gestures after winning the women's 1500m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Semenya rules on the track; Australians rule in the pool
South Africa's Caster Semenya gestures after winning the women's 1500m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
South Africa's Caster Semenya, right, leads the field in her women's 1500m heat at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Monday, April 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Semenya rules on the track; Australians rule in the pool
South Africa's Caster Semenya, right, leads the field in her women's 1500m heat at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Monday, April 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
South Africa's Caster Semenya gestures after winning the women's 1500m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Semenya smashes games 1,500 record, on track for double
South Africa's Caster Semenya gestures after winning the women's 1500m final at Carrara Stadium during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Athletics - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Women's 1500m Final - Carrara Stadium - Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast, Australia - April 10, 2018. Gold medalist Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Athletics - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Women's 1500m Final - Carrara Stadium - Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast, Australia - April 10, 2018. Gold medalist Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Opening ceremony - Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast, Australia - April 4, 2018 - Caster Semenya of South Africa carries the national flag during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Jeremy Lee
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Opening ceremony - Carrara Stadium - Gold Coast, Australia - April 4, 2018 - Caster Semenya of South Africa carries the national flag during the opening ceremony. REUTERS/Jeremy Lee
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017, file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the gold in the final of the Women's 800m during the World Athletics Championships in London. More than 6,600 athletes and officials from across the world will converge on the Gold Coast for the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games, the quadrennial multi-sports event for 71 countries and territories of the British Commonwealth. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017, file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the gold in the final of the Women's 800m during the World Athletics Championships in London. More than 6,600 athletes and officials from across the world will converge on the Gold Coast for the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games, the quadrennial multi-sports event for 71 countries and territories of the British Commonwealth. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Athletics - 76th ISTAF Berlin - Berlin, Germany - August 27, 2017 South Africa's Caster Semenya wins the Women's 600m with USA's Ajee Wilson in second place REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
76th ISTAF Berlin
Athletics - 76th ISTAF Berlin - Berlin, Germany - August 27, 2017 South Africa's Caster Semenya wins the Women's 600m with USA's Ajee Wilson in second place REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, Russia's Maria Savinova celebrates as she crosses the finish line ahead of South Africa's Caster Semenya to win the women's 800-meters final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. Russian runner Maria Savinova has been given a date to appeal against her 4-year doping ban and being stripped of the 2012 Olympic 800-meter title she won ahead of Caster Semenya. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 Savinova's appeal against the IAAF and the Russian track federation will be heard Dec. 4. A verdict should follow within weeks. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)
Russian runner Maria Savinova appeals against doping ban
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 file photo, Russia's Maria Savinova celebrates as she crosses the finish line ahead of South Africa's Caster Semenya to win the women's 800-meters final at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London. Russian runner Maria Savinova has been given a date to appeal against her 4-year doping ban and being stripped of the 2012 Olympic 800-meter title she won ahead of Caster Semenya. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 Savinova's appeal against the IAAF and the Russian track federation will be heard Dec. 4. A verdict should follow within weeks. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)
South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 800-meter final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Bolt gets the cheers, and Americans get the medals at worlds
South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 800-meter final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
South Africa's Caster Semenya crosses the finish line to win the women's 800 m final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Bolt gets the cheers, and Americans get the medals at worlds
South Africa's Caster Semenya crosses the finish line to win the women's 800 m final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the Women's 800 meters final ahead of Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba at the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Bolt gets the cheers, and Americans get the medals at worlds
South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the Women's 800 meters final ahead of Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba at the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
South Africa's Caster Semenya, who won the women's 800m race at the world championships in London, claiming her third world title, has been dogged by accusations that she took testosterone suppressing medication (AFP Photo/Adrian DENNIS)
South Africa's Caster Semenya, who won the women's 800m race at the world championships in London, claiming her third world title, has been dogged by accusations that she took testosterone suppressing medication
South Africa's Caster Semenya, who won the women's 800m race at the world championships in London, claiming her third world title, has been dogged by accusations that she took testosterone suppressing medication (AFP Photo/Adrian DENNIS)
Athletics - World Athletics Championships – women’s 800 metres final – London Stadium, London, Britain – August 13, 2017 – Caster Semenya of South Africa reacts after winning the gold medal. REUTERS/Toby Melville
World Athletics Championships
Athletics - World Athletics Championships – women’s 800 metres final – London Stadium, London, Britain – August 13, 2017 – Caster Semenya of South Africa reacts after winning the gold medal. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Women's 800 Metres - London Stadium, London, Britain – August 13, 2017. Caster Semenya of South Africa wins the final ahead of Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi and Ajee Wilson of the U.S. REUTERS/John Sibley
World Athletics Championships
Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Women's 800 Metres - London Stadium, London, Britain – August 13, 2017. Caster Semenya of South Africa wins the final ahead of Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi and Ajee Wilson of the U.S. REUTERS/John Sibley
Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Women's 800 Metres - London Stadium, London, Britain – August 13, 2017. Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates winning the final. REUTERS/Toby Melville
World Athletics Championships
Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Women's 800 Metres - London Stadium, London, Britain – August 13, 2017. Caster Semenya of South Africa celebrates winning the final. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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