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Olympic silver medalist also has testosterone condition

The girl who completed 2d at the back of Caster Semenya on the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics says she additionally has a situation that provides her prime ranges of naturally happening testosterone and could be affected if the IAAF implements its hormone coverage.

Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi, an Olympic and global championships silver medalist within the 800 meters, mentioned in an that she has hyperandrogenism.

She says I didnt make a selection to be born like this. What am I? Im created via god. So, (if) somebody has extra questions on it, perhaps (they) can ask god. I like myself. I will be able to nonetheless be Francine. I will be able to no longer exchange.

Echoing the argument of Semenya, Niyonsaba says the IAAFs proposed rule forcing some feminine athletes to decrease their herbal testosterone ranges or be barred from sure occasions is discrimination.

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