Comments on: Caster Semenya and the gender question in athletics http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/2009/09/13/caster-semenya-and-the-gender-question-in-athletics/ Rowland Jack on International Sport Mon, 02 Jan 2012 13:26:51 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 hourly 1 By: Annouchka http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/2009/09/13/caster-semenya-and-the-gender-question-in-athletics/comment-page-1/#comment-146 Annouchka Wed, 16 Sep 2009 14:07:53 +0000 http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/?p=96#comment-146 right on right on

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By: Rowland Jack http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/2009/09/13/caster-semenya-and-the-gender-question-in-athletics/comment-page-1/#comment-145 Rowland Jack Tue, 15 Sep 2009 14:29:28 +0000 http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/?p=96#comment-145 I'm sure there will be enquiries. It seems that Semenya didn't attract international attention until this year because she wasn't quite at international level. I’m sure there will be enquiries. It seems that Semenya didn’t attract international attention until this year because she wasn’t quite at international level.

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By: Poor Caster http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/2009/09/13/caster-semenya-and-the-gender-question-in-athletics/comment-page-1/#comment-144 Poor Caster Tue, 15 Sep 2009 14:15:06 +0000 http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/rowlandjack/?p=96#comment-144 someone should be charged with how they handled this, that poor 18 yr old. if found to be a male (sources say caster has no ovaries or uterus, but does have testes which would dictate a male person) then the gold medal would have to be taken away I would assume. why this was not dealt with years ago when caster started competing is beyond me. all testing should be done to determine what playing field is appropriate, ie, male or female, to make it fair/equal to all participants. but how that child was treated/embarrased globally is shocking! someone should go down for that. someone should be charged with how they handled this, that poor 18 yr old. if found to be a male (sources say caster has no ovaries or uterus, but does have testes which would dictate a male person) then the gold medal would have to be taken away I would assume. why this was not dealt with years ago when caster started competing is beyond me. all testing should be done to determine what playing field is appropriate, ie, male or female, to make it fair/equal to all participants. but how that child was treated/embarrased globally is shocking! someone should go down for that.

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