Two time Olympic Gold Medalist and 800m specialists Caster Semenya has revealed her intention to fight critics and others planning to pull her down to a standstill.
The South African gender-row athlete in what looks like Biblical submission that out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks, took to the social media to tell her ‘visible and invisible’ enemies alike that their criticism and battles only make her stronger and that she is ready to fight to the finish.
“One day you will wake up and realise you have been building me not destroying me, and then it will be too late because I am tall enough. What a waste of time and resources, right now I am lying in bed planning how to even confuse you more. I run this show,” she enthused.
Semenya it will be recalled lost legal appeal to upturn ruling that she and her likes that have elevated levels of testosterone must decrease the hormone to participate in certain races at major competitions.
The 28 year old who married her partner Violet Raseboya in an elaborate wedding in December 2015 however told whoever cares to listen that she will never take hormone reducing drug.
But for the Coronavirus pandemic which forced suspension and cancellation of major sporting activities, the now postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics would have been another test case for Semenya as she attempts to showcase her skills in the quest for third Olympic Gold medal having clinched Gold medals in the 800m event of the 2012 Olympics in London and 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.