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Caster Semenya speaks of rough ride back from suspension

Caster Semenya has talked about the difficulties she faced in returning to action following an 11-month suspension that was imposed by athletic’s governing body in 2009.

“It wasn’t easy for me,” the South African 800 metres runner told a small gathering of journalists at a rare press conference, in Norway. “My manager, my training partners were on my side – they always wanted me to come to train but I didn’t want to come to train. I told them, ‘Why should I come to train for something that I don’t know? I cannot come to train when I don’t know if I’m going to run.’ Read more>>

Source: Guardian


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