Photos of Caster Semenya of South Africa who won the 800 meters race for women, but this victory also ran into some controversies as the Gold medal athlete Caster Semenya was told to prove that she is a woman.
In the undergoing championships in Berlin she won the race on Wednesday by finishing the 800m race in 1 minute 55.45 seconds. This timing was the best in the world this year. Defending Champion Janeth Jepkosgei came second and the British runner Jenny Meadows won the bronze medal.
Semanya who is from Polokwane, Limpopo province, possesses an unusually developed muscular frame was requested for tests as per Nick Davies, a spokesman for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).
Nick Davies described the tests necessary to determine the gender of an athlete as "an extremely complex procedure" involving medics, scientists, gynecologists and psychologists, the outcome of which is not expected for several weeks. "The situation today is that we do not have any conclusive evidence that she should not be allowed to run," he said.
Here are the photo's of Caster Semenya