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Should Caster Semenya compete in the Women's division?

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Background

Controversy has stirred up when the South African middle-distance runner, Caster Semenya, won the women's 800 meter race at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics in regard to whether she really is a woman.[1] She was later found to be a hermaphrodite.[2]

Should she compete in the Women's division given that she is a hermaphrodite?
 

Arguments For

Yes, she should compete in the Women's division.

Arguments Against

No, she should compete in the Men's division instead.

Sources


 1  Caster Semenya Fetched Sept 15, 2009 Wikipedia.org
 2  Sex tests show athlete Caster Semenya is Hermaphrodite Sept 9, 2009 MacLean, Stewart (London Evening Standard)

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