Caster Semenya to tell story in Upcoming Book


Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya is working on a book about her triumphs as a runner and her experiences as an intersex woman with naturally high testosterone levels, including her battles to be eligible for competition.

“Silence All the Noise,” which does not yet have a release date, was acquired by W.W. Norton & Company. The publisher also plans a young readers edition.

The South African superstar said in a statement today that through her book, she wants to educate, enlighten, and inform about how the world can welcome those born different”.

Besides her Olympic medals, the 30-year-old Semenya has won three world championship titles. But she was barred from the women’s 400-meter and 800-meter races at the Olympics in Tokyo this summer and has endured near-constant interference by track authorities