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Thomas Bach: "I have a lot of sympathy for Caster Semenya"

IOC President Thomas Bach admits he has "a lot of sympathy" for Caster Semenya after the double Olympic champion from South Africa lost her appeal against new IAAF regulations in the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Bach calls the issue "extremely complex" and says the IOC accepts the CAS decision. An IOC working group will issue guidance to sports federations after the Semenya ruling.

IOC President Thomas Bach admits he has "a lot of sympathy" for Caster Semenya after the double Olympic champion from South Africa lost her appeal against new IAAF regulations in the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Bach calls the issue "extremely complex" and says the IOC accepts the CAS decision. An IOC working group will issue guidance to sports federations after the Semenya ruling.

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