Margaret Wambui Nyairera of Kenya has backed her South African competitor – Caster Semenya over her stand against the IAAF rules on testosterone levels in women’s competitions.
Semenya, Nyairera’s track nemesis over the 800 metres distance, lost her appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a landmark ruling delivered on Wednesday.
Nyairera, Kenya’s 800m bronze medalist at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and who will come face to face with Semenya in Doha for the opening Diamond League race of the 2019 season; took to Twitter to support Semenya.
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