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But Semenya has a wide group of vocal backers, including South Africa's government, who have accused the IAAF of seeking to perpetrate serious human rights violations on female athletes.

South Africa's sports minister Tokozile Xasa, who flew into Switzerland this week to back Semenya and her legal team, accused the IAAF of pursuing "the violation of women's bodies."

Semenya is not the only athlete potentially affected by the new rules - the two athletes who finished behind her in the Rio Olympics 800m, Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi and Kenya's Margaret Wambui, have also faced questions about their testosterone levels.

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