Ath­let­ics

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Coun­tries should out­law sport­ing rules that pres­sure in­ter­sex ath­letes such as Caster Se­menya to un­dergo “un­nec­es­sary med­i­cal in­ter­ven­tions” in or­der to com­pete, the United Na­tions High Com­mis­sioner for Hu­man Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has de­creed. Se­menya, who World Ath­let­ics rules pre­vent from com­pet­ing against other women in the 800me­tres or 1500m un­less she takes testos­terone sup­pres­sants, or has a go­nadec­tomy, is await­ing the out­come of her ap­peal to the Swiss Fed­eral Tri­bunal.

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