Caster Semenya has clinched victory in the 5 000m race on the opening day of the South African Track and Field Championships in Pretoria.
The Citizen reported on Thursday that Semenya delivered a solid performance to secure victory in a personal best 15:52:28.
The winning time for Caster Semenya was 15:52.28, outside the Olympic qualifying time of 15:10.00
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She needs to run under 15:10.00 before the end of June to qualify in the 5 000m for this year’s Tokyo Olympics, the report said.
“For me it’s about having fun at the moment,” Semenya said after the race.
“I’m not focussing on Tokyo yet. We’re still building up to that,” Semenya was quoted as saying soon after the race.
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