Caster SEMENYA

Caster Semenya - South Africa - Winner women's 800m at 2017 World Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 13 August 2017

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Monday, 07 January 1991
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Ga-Masehlong, South Africa
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • South Africa
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Caster SEMENYA - South Africa - Winner women's 800m at 2017 World Championships.

Caster Semenya, the 2016 Olympic Champion, prepares to pass Ajeé Wilson and
Francine Niyonsaba as the trio race to the finish line, in the final of the women's
800 metres.  Semenya won the World title in 2009, in Berlin, but at the London
Olympics (2012) had to settle for the silver medal. In London 2017 she won again.


2017 World Athletics Championship. London Olympic Stadium,
England.

Women's 800 metres final



1st 400m 2nd 400m
 1. SEMENYA  Caster South Africa (RSA)
1:55.16 WL
58:53 56:63
 2. NIYONSABA  Francine
Burundi (BDI) 1:55.92   57:98 57:94
 3. WILSON  Ajeé
United States (USA) 1:56.65   58:21 58:44
 4. WAMBUI  Margaret
Kenya (KEN) 1:57.54   58.36 59:18
 5. BISHOP  Mellisa Canada (CAN) 1:57.68   58:51 59:17
 6. CICHOCKA  Angelika Poland (POL) 1:58.41  PB 58:8 59:59
 7. LIPSEY Charlene United States (USA) 1:58.73    58:77 59:96
 8. SHARP Lindsuey Great Britain (GBR) 1:58.98 58:42 1:00:56


 
Caster Semenya pictured during her heat of the 800 metres, on 10th.
August which she won (2:01.33) as she also did in her semi final 1:58.90.