Or at least that's what she says in her first interview since being cleared to run as a female. Though she was reportedly "shattered" by the controversy, she insists, "I'm not ashamed of being myself. I know who I am."
Caster Semenya won the 800 meters at the Notturna di Milano meet in Milan yesterday. She finished in 1 minute, 58.16 seconds, her best time since being cleared to run after everyone could finally agree that she's female.
South African runner Caster Semenya made her triumphant return to running last night at a small athletics meeting in Finland, which she easily won. "I was a little bit nervous because it's been a long time not competing," she said.