Caster cruises into 800m semi-finals

2016-08-17 16:04
Caster Semenya (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Caster Semenya has cruised through her heat in the women's 800m at the Rio Olympics on Wednesday.

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Semenya, running in heat 2 (of 8), posted a time of 1:59.31 in taking the victory.

The semi-finals for the 800m will take place on Friday (02:15 SA time), with the final scheduled for Sunday (02:15 SA time).

Semenya is widely expected to add a gold medal to South Africa's Rio tally.

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