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Namibia duo shrug off DSD controversy to grab gold-silver at U20 champs

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Namibia duo shrug off DSD controversy to grab gold-silver at U20 champs

Olympic silver medalist Christine Mboma, who’s unable to compete at definite events due to controversial rules over testosterone phases, obtained the girls’s 200m at the World Below-20 Championships in a world epic time of 21.84 on Saturday.

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Her fellow Namibian Beatrice Masilingi, who could be classified as having variations in sexual fashion (DSD) with naturally high testosterone phases, accomplished 2d in 22.18 with Nigeria’s Favour Ofili third in 22.23.

Below World Athletics rules, Mbomba and Masilingi’s uncommon physiology is deemed to give them an unfair aggressive income in monitor events ranging between 400m and one mile.

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Earlier, France’s Sasha Zhoya broke the males’s underneath-20s 110m hurdles world epic for a 2d time in 24 hours.

Zhoya, 19, who became once born in Australia to a Zimbabwean father and French mom, ran 12.72 to claim gold which improved his semi-final time on Friday by 0.21. 

“I’m very chuffed, the job is completed, since final year it became once the function I gave myself,” Zhoya told World Athletics.

“Today in the warm-up I had some effort in the hips. It’s stressful however the existence of an athlete is to put together that,” he added.

Jamaica’s Vashaun Vascianna accomplished in 2d position with a time of 13.20 with Poland’s Jakub Szymanski third on 13.43, with the pair operating private bests.

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Namibia duo shrug off DSD controversy to grab gold-silver at U20 champs