On April 30, he tInternational Association of Athletics Federations ruled against South African athlete Caster Semenya, “forcing her to lower her testosterone levels to compete with women”. The decision has earned IAAF widespread criticism for being “discriminatory”.
In the wake of the criticism, an old advertisement of footwear manufacturing company Nike has resurfaced. The advertisement was released in September 2018. It features the two-time Olympic gold winner Semenya and draws attention to the hurdles she had to overcome during her career.