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• Semenya included in ASA’s Tokyo 2020 preparation squad

Athletics South Africa named a preparation squad as they build towards the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and have included Caster Semenya in the group.

Injured 400 metre Men’s World Record holder Wayde van Niekerk was also included in the provisional group pending a fitness test.

Van Niekerk had been set for a gradual return to action starting in the 2019 international season but opted not to return to running competitively in the Diamond League this year and missed the World Championships in Doha.

Semenya included pending appeal

Semenya has been included in the squad pending the outcome of her appeal against a CAS ruling that upheld the IAAF’s right to discriminate against athletes with differences in sexual development.

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