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Semenya to marry girlfriend

SEMENYA-2DURBAN, South Africa, May 12- South African Olympic silver medallist, Caster Semenya, is set to marry her girlfriend, according to a news report.

The Daily Sun reported that the 23-year-old athlete had sent her parents to girlfriend Violet Raseboya’s family in Polokwane to negotiate lobola.

The report said that both families were happy with the negotiations.

Semenya’s family will reportedly pay R25 000 (Sh250,000) for Raseboya’s hand in marriage.

Semenya was embroiled in a controversial gender testing row following her victory in the 800m at the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin.

The athlete bounced back from the controversy to claim a silver medal in the 800m event at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Raseboya is also an athlete.

-By iAfrica

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