Decision means Semenya can compete without restriction while her appeal is pending. Caster Semenya and IAAF Regulation
She requires IAAF Regulations and Swiss Supreme Court to be able to compete without restriction in the female category after the Swiss Supreme Court suspended IAAF regulations against her.
On May 1, the Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed Semenya’s appeal over IAAF testosterone regulations
filed an appeal to the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland challenging the ruling against her last week.
The Court has ordered the immediate suspension of the implementation of the eligibility regulations.
She can compete straight away in her preferred 800 metres event without having to lower her testosterone levels with medication.
In a statement, Semenya said: “I am thankful to the Swiss judges for this decision. I hope that following my appeal I will once again be able to run free.”
Semenya’s Swiss counsel, Dr. Dorothee Schramm of Sidley Austin LLP, said: “The Swiss Supreme Court has granted welcome temporary protection to Caster Semenya.
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“This is an important case that will have fundamental implications for the human rights of female athletes.”
The Swiss Supreme Court will issue another ruling on the continued suspension. But as the situation still stand she can compete without any interference from any sporting body.