Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya gives Africa silver medal in 400m race at Continental Cup

Caster Semenya added another silverware to team Africa in the 400m race at the on going Continental Cup in Ostrava.

The race was won by Salwa Eid Naser representing team Asia-Pacific when she beat the Africa’s finest in 800m, Semenya to second place when she crossed the line in 49:39.

Naser dominated the race, setting off at a fast pace and looked like the runaway winner by the time the runners entered the finishing straight. Semenya closed the gap significantly in the final 50m, but was still well beaten into second. The South African, went home with another 400m national record.

Jamaica’s Stephenie-Ann McPherson came home in third place in 50.82.

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