SA queen of the track Semenya wins gold in 800m

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 09: Caster Semenya of South Africa in action during Heat 1 of the Women's 1500m Round 1 on day 5 of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Stadium Track on April 09, 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Roger Sedres/Gallo Images)

Cape Town – South Africa’s star female athlete, Caster Semenya, has won a second gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast.

Running in her favoured 800m on Friday, there was no stopping SA’s queen of the track as she romped to victory, adding to her success in the 1 500m earlier in the week.

Semenya won in a new Commonwealth Games record of 1:56.68.

Kenya’s Margaret Wambui was a distant second in 1:58.07, while Jamaica’s Natoya Goule took bronze in 1:58.82.