"There are people who shouldn't compete with us," Cusma told Italian journalists. "She is not a woman, she is a man. We let people win medals, and they don't deserve it.But Semenya's father and grandmother contend that she is indeed 100% woman.
The 18-year-old runner's father, Jacob, told the Sowetan newspaper: "She is my little girl. ... I raised her and I have never doubted her gender. She is a woman and I can repeat that a million times."It will be interesting to keep an eye on this story and the IAAF investigation, which could take two to three weeks to yield results.
Is Woman's World Track Champion Really a Man? - Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune
Runner's Father, Grandmother Dismiss Gender Uproar - AP