MONACO – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is seeking to overturn the temporary Swiss court order allowing South African star Caster Semenya to compete freely.
The new IAAF rules state Semenya - and other athletes with differences of sexual development (DSD) - must either take medication in order to compete in track events from 400m to the mile, or change to another distance.
The IAAF on Tuesday submitted its response on provisional measures to the Swiss Federal Tribunal (SFT), explaining why its DSD regulations should remain in force during an appeal by an athlete (appellant).
In a statement the IAAF has specifically requested:
“Reversal of the order to the IAAF to provisionally suspend the implementation of the DSD Regulations in respect of the appellant.