Hillary Bor, a sergeant in the United States Army, finished eighth.
QUESTIONS PERSIST FOR GOLD FAVORITE Caster Semenya, the South African runner who became the unwilling face of the quandary over defining gender in sports and the favorite to win gold in the women’s 800 meters, comfortably qualified for the semifinals.
I’m at the Olympics in Rio (so you don’t have to be :)).
The International Association of Athletics Federations, the governing body of world track and field, later introduced rules on hyperandrogenism, a condition that can cause women to produce unusually high levels of testosterone.
But the Court of Arbitration for Sport suspended those rules in 2015.