Johannesburg, South Africa

South African runner Caster Semenya acknowledges adoring crowds upon her return to her homeland after winning a gold medal in the women's 800-meter race at the world track championships in Berlin last week. The stunning victory was clouded when some opponents accused Semenya of being a man, and the sport's governing body ordered the athlete to undergo a battery of gender tests. Results may not be known for several months.
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( Karel Prinsloo / Associated Press / August 25, 2009 )

South African runner Caster Semenya acknowledges adoring crowds upon her return to her homeland after winning a gold medal in the women's 800-meter race at the world track championships in Berlin last week. The stunning victory was clouded when some opponents accused Semenya of being a man, and the sport's governing body ordered the athlete to undergo a battery of gender tests. Results may not be known for several months.

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