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Pressure mounts on IAAF as criticism of Caster Semenya ruling grows

• Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’
• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletes

Three global organisations that promote women’s sport have written to athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, to say its rules for intersex athletes are “discriminatory” and “enforce gender inequality”.

The IAAF has come under strong criticism from academics, campaigners and doctors after Caster Semenya failed in her bid to stop the introduction of a new testosterone limit for female athletes who want to compete internationally between 400m and a mile.

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