The two-time olympic champion on 800 metres has naturally high levels of testosterone. According to a new regulation of the association of athletics IAAF have athletes that camps now on medication. Semenya went against this appeal, but found no answer in the BAG.
“We draw as soon as possible appeal to”, declared the spokesperson of the minister of Sport, Vuyo Mhaga, the French news agency AFP. The ASA wants two BAG-judges challenge, because they are in 2015 already were involved in a ruling concerning the Indian hydrogene sprinter Dutee Chand. “In addition, it is also never explained how the IAAF, the new rules will work. Finally, we find that the scientific info about hydrogene women completely disregarded.” The ASA would lodge an appeal with a Swiss court.
The ASA stated earlier, all “hugely disappointed and shocked” at the verdict of the BAG. “We are in shock that a highly regarded body as the BAG this form of discrimination and endorses,” was the after the judgment.
The new IAAF rules apply athletes active in distances from the 400 meters to the mile. The regulation was originally on 1 november 2018 to go into effect, but that was delayed as long as the procedure for the BAG was.