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Must I Take Off My Pants?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 20, 2009

WorldAthletics

I can give you the telephone numbers of her room-mates in Berlin. They have already seen her naked in the showers and she has nothing to hide.

This is a very curious story. I have never heard something similar for a long time….It must be disgusting and callous beyond imagination for her and her family, if she is indeed a female and all the skeptics were wrong…

Here is the story…

There had been whispers circulating about South African 800m prodigy Caster Semenya ever since she ran a spectacular 1 minute 56.72 seconds in a low-key meet on 26 July.

Not only was it the fastest time in the world this year by more than a second, it meant she had improved her personal best by seven seconds in less than nine months. And, she said afterwards, she could have run even quicker had it not been for a strong wind on the back straight.

For once, the tittle-tattle was not the usual sort about performance-enhancing substances. This was more basic and a whole lot nastier: was the ‘she’ actually a ‘he’?

Continue reading…

Semenya’s mother speaks!

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