Caster Semenya is a renowned athlete who continues to raise the South African flag. She shot to fame when she rose from being an unrecognised teenage athlete to being the world champion in 2009.
In her career, her sexxual orientation and advantages in the races she’s taking part in, have come under heavy scrutiny, but that has not hindered her from pursuing her dreams.
Here are Caster Semenya’s biography and her rise to fame.
Caster Semenya Baby
Olympic champion Caster Semenya and wife Violet Raseboya posted suggestive pictures on their social media. Some were left guessing whilst others put two and two together.
Caster Semenya posted an image of her holding a pair of white toddler Nike’s with nothing, but a few emojis as the caption. Her wife Violet posted a similar image of two adult legs and white toddler sneakers in the middle, accompanied with a heart caption.
The Olympic champion and her wife Violet Raseboya have proven to be a very private couple as the baby was rumoured to have been born before they actually announced anything on social media.
Congratulations to the happy couple.
Caster Semenya Age
Caster Semenya was born Mokgadi Caster Semenya on 7 January 1991. She is 29 years old.
Caster Semenya Early Life
Caster Semenya was born in Ga-Masehlong, a village near Polokwane to parents Dorus and Jacob Semenya.
Caster Semenya went on to live with her grandmother, Maputhi Sekgala in the village of Fairlie, deep in the northern Limpopo province.
Caster Semenya has got a sister, Nkele Semenya, and a brother, Thabang Semenya.
Caster Semenya Education
Caster Semenya attended Nthema Secondary School.
She then enrolled at the University of North West as a sports science student. She graduated in 2018.
Caster Semenya Marriage
Caster Semenya and Violet are the true epitome of love and there’s no denying that.
Caster Semenya and Violet’s first encounter was quite hilarious and during an interview she had this to share; We met in a restroom in 2007. She was a runner and was being escorted by doping officials. She thought I was a boy and said ‘What is a boy doing in here?” Immediately, they had a connection and Caster could not resist revealing her feelings to Violet.
To seal their love, the couple held a beautiful traditional ceremony in Ga-Dikgale, Limpopo, in 2017.
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