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Caster Semenya is a 18-year-old woman from South Africa who became headline news after winning the gold medal in the 800m World Championship race. Here's the clip of the 800m race .

The reason her story came to the forefront of the sports world was that she had an above average testosterone level after a random drug test after she won the gold medal.

It was leaked to the media that Semenya had no ovaries and internal testes. Here's a link to an article from the New York Post "Runner has No Ovaries ." The actual genetic testing will be kept confidential.

South Africa has allowed her to keep her medals and the money she earned for competing in the World Championship. This story can be found on CNN with the article titled "Gender-Test Runner Semenya to Keep Gold Medal, Says South Africa ."

I can't imagine being Semenya, who again is only 18, having to answer questions about her own gender when througho...

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