“I will not allow the IAAF to use me and my body again,” Semenya said.
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Olympic 800-meter champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig, as it emerged that the IAAF had sought to have her declared a "biological male" in proceedings before sport's highest court.Last month, CAS upheld the International Association of Athletics Federations eligibility regulations for XY chromosome athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) competing in events ranging from 400 meters to a mile.The IAAF stated before the five-day hearing earlier this year that DSD athletes such as Semenya should not be classified as "biological males" but, according to the full CAS judgment, it suggested the opposite in court proceedings.The IAAF issued a statement Tuesday saying that the CAS judgment backed its implementation of the eligibility regulations in order to preserve the future of female athletics.
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