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I am here to stay: Caster Semenya promises to keep fighting after first race since ban


South African double Olympic champion Caster Semenya beat seven high school athletes Friday in a 300-metre race, her first outing since being barred last July from her favourite event.

“I am here to stay,” stressed Semenya after winning over the novel distance in Johannesburg. “Track and field, you will still see my face. That is all I can say for now.”

Semenya won the race at the University of Johannesburg in 36.78 seconds with Taylor Bieldt (37.22) second and Kirsten Ahrems (38.36) third.

The 29-year-old won 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold medals and three world titles over ...


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