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Caster Semenya Blitzes The Field To Win Women's 800-Metre Gold

The South African does one better on the silver medal she won in London and achieves a personal best in the process.

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South African Caster Semenya has powered past other competitors in the Women's 800-metre final today to win gold.

Semenya blitzed the field in the final 300 metres, finishing with a time of 1:55.28, a personal best and a South African record.

Easy for Caster Semenya as she wins women's 800m. Beautifully elegant runner. Made it look effortless.

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Caster Semenya, Neymar, Taurasi..... it's like the sports gods blessed us with a full blast of Lochte-deodorizer.

They can write and say whatever they like. History will record forever: Caster Semenya (RSA) - 800m Olympic. champion in Rio de Janeiro 2016

The South African was the favourite to win the race, being a force within women's running since the 2009 world track and field championships. Semenya won silver in the same event at the London Olympics in 2012.


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