Participants

Caster SEMENYA

Caster SEMENYA
    Athletics
Birth Date:  07 Jan 1991
Place of Birth:  POLOKWANE
Country of birth:  RSA
Age:  27
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  178
Weight (Kg):  70

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's 800m 1 Gold
Women's 1500m 1 Gold

Caster SEMENYA - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Women's 1500m Final 4:00.71 10 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)
GR Women's 800m Final 1:56.68 13 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)

Caster SEMENYA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 19:25
Women's 1500m Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 22:04
Gold Medal Event Women's 1500m Final
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 12:20
Women's 800m Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 20:45
Gold Medal Event Women's 800m Final
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 800m 1 1:55.28
2012 London, GBR Women's 800m 1 1:57.23

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Women's 800m 1 1:55.16
2017 London, GBR Women's 1500m 3 4:02.90
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 800m 8s1 2:03.18
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's 800m 1 1:56.35
2009 Berlin, GER Women's 800m 1 1:55.45

Occupation: Athlete (sahistory.org.za, 20 Mar 2018)
Education: Diploma of sports science at North-West University (huffingtonpost.co.za, 13 March 2018)
Coach

PERSONAL: Samuel SEPENG (iol.co.za, 6 Mar 2018)


Injuries

Pulled out of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games with a back injury (thehindu.com, 29 Sep 2018)


Additional information

GAMES DEBUT
Gold Coast 2018 is her Commonwealth Games debut. (insidethegames.biz, 11 Mar 2018)


AMBITIONS
Goals include Czech athlete Jarmila KRATOCHVILOVA's 800m world record of 1:53.28, set in 1983. (firstpost.com, 2 Mar, 2018)


LAUREUS AWARDS
Nominated for Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year 2018, but lost out to American tennis player Serena WILLIAMS. (news.com.au, 28 Feb 2018)


HONOUR
Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (GC2018, 3 Apr 2018)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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