Semenya easily won the gold in the women’s 800 metre final during the event in Doha [Kamran Jebreili/AP Photo]
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya has said she will not take medication to reduce her testosterone levels to comply with new rules.
The South African won what could be her last competitive 800 metres race at the Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday.
New rules by the the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) regulating testosterone levels in female “athletes with differences of sex development” (DSD) could keep her from competing again.
The Doha meet was the last woman’s event before the rules take effect on May 8. If Semenya wishes to continue to compete in events from 400 metres to a mile then she will have to