Caster Semenya South Africa
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

07 Jan 1991

Height

1.78m

Weight

73kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0

Top Performances

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ATHLETICS

Caster Semenya (right) congratulates Mariya Savinova Savinova takes 800m Olympic gold

South African Caster Semenya loses out on Olympic 800m gold to Russian World Champion Mariya Savinova at London 2012.

11 Aug 12

South Africa's Caster Semenya competes in the women's 800m semi-finals Semenya is a contender - Mutola

Women's 800m

10 Aug 12

Mozambique legend Maria Mutola says her protege Caster Semenya can win the Olympic 800m title on her debut.

Lynsey Sharp GB's Sharp misses 800m final spot

Women's 800m

9 Aug 12

Great Britain's Lynsey Sharp fails to qualify for the women's 800m Olympic final after a seventh-place finish in her semi-final.

Caster Semenya qualified for the women's 800m semi-finals Semenya and Sharp into 800m semis

Women's 800m

8 Aug 12

South African Caster Semenya is through to the women's Olympic 800m semi-finals, along with Great Britain's Lynsey Sharp.

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Results for Caster Semenya

Date Event Rank Mark
11 Aug Women's 800m Final 2 silver 1:57.23
9 Aug Women's 800m Semi-finals, Semi-final 2 1 1:57.67
8 Aug Women's 800m Round 1, Heat 1 2 2:00.71

Head to Head

Caster Semenya vs Lynsey Sharp

Caster Semenya

Caster Semenya One to watch South Africa flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

1:57.23 Women's 800m

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

73kg

Age

23

Lynsey Sharp

Lynsey Sharp Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

2:01.78 Women's 800m

Height

1.75m (5'9")

Weight

60kg

Age

24

View the London 2012 medallist table