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Thousands of people welcome SA sensation- Semenya

Semenya
Caster Semenya, SA’s 800 meter sensation who was hounded by the press for speculation of her gender was welcomed with the rest of the SA Athletics team by thousands of people today at OR International Airport.

It was reported that the shy 18 year old could only say “Hi everybody” as the public praised her achievements in Berlin at the 12th IAAF World Championships.

The SA team walked away with a total of two gold medals and one silver.

SA medal winners were:
Caster Semenya- Women’s 800m Gold Medal
Mbulaeni Mulaudzi- Men’s 800m Gold Medal
Khotso Mokoena- Long Jump Silver Medal

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