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Is Caster Semenya a Woman?

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Caster Semenya is medically found to be a hermaphrodite[2].

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Should Caster Semenya compete in the Women's division?


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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]


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Should Caster Semenya compete in the Women's division?

 

Arguments For


She has always been a woman, even before she started running.

Arguments Against


Her face and body's physical appearance resembles a man.

Sources


 1  [a url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caster_Semenya]"Caster Semenya"[/a] Fetched Sept 15, 2009 Wikipedia.org
 2  [a url=http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard-sport/article-23743057-details/Sex+tests+show+athlete+Caster+Semenya+is+hermaphrodite/article.do]"Sex tests show athlete Caster Semenya is Hermaphrodite"[/a] Sept 9, 2009 MacLean, Stewart (London Evening Standard)

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