women track athletes

Sprinter Carmelita Jeter

[Courtesy About.com]”Carmelita Jeter was the world’s fastest woman in the 100 early and late in the 2009 season. After a strong spring, Jeter won her first U.S. championship in June (10.78 seconds, with a 3.3 meters-per-second wind) but settled for her second consecutive 100-meter bronze medal at the World Outdoor Championships (10.90). She caught fire […]

Caster Semenya: Male Sex Organs

According to the Australian press, South African runner and 800m Women’s World Champion Caster Semenya does have male sex organs. The subject of much prior speculation about her gender, reports say Semenya is missing internal female sex organs (ovaries and womb) and instead has internalized testes which are reported to produce large amounts of testosterone. […]

Semenya = High Testosterone

The drama surrounding 800m 2009 World Champion Caster Semenya continues, with preliminary medical tests showing the 18-year-old South African to have three times the normal female level of testosterone in her body. From The Telegraph: Preliminary medical tests on Caster Semenya, the 18-year-old South African at the centre of a gender row, have recorded elevated […]