IAAF Won't Confirm or Deny Semenya 'Hermaphrodite' Reports

Earlier reports claimed that preliminary results show her testosterone level to be three times that of a normal woman. The news of the test was leaked just before Semenya ran the 800-meter race. After handily winning she told reporters, "When I'm racing, I'm thinking about my own race. I'm not thinking about anybody."

Whether Semenya would get to keep her medal if the tests proved she was biologically a man was another controversy. Nick Davies spokesman for the IAAF told ABC News that regardless of the test results Caster Semenya would remain the 2009 800-meter World Champion .

"From the beginning of this case...I have said as IAAF spokesman that there should be no assumption that medals would be stripped or results changed for the obvious reason that this is not a doping case, but a medical one," said Davies. "if she is found to have a condition where excessive amounts of testosterone are being produced then she cannot be blamed for what happened before that fact is confirmed."

Caster Semenya Has Been Silent on the Controversy

There have been cases in the past where an athlete's medal has been stripped for failing a gender verification test. Indian runner Santhi Soundarajan was stripped of a silver medal won at the 2006 Asian Games after failing a gender test contesting her eligibility to participate in the women's competition.

Semenya has refused to wade in on the debate, saying that she knows who she is and wants to focus on her training and her studies at Pretoria University.

She tells YOU that she did the shoot for herself and not to prove a point to naysayers. " I don't give a damn what people say about me" Semenya says. " I like me the way I am and who cares what other people say?"

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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