Sports and Performance Enhancing Drugs (Doping)

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Re: Sports and Performance Enhancing Drugs (Doping)

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Not sure that this is enough of an issue that we need 3 categories. The Men's category should be renamed as "Open" category versus "Womens" category. Then, folks who don't meet the definition of women (based on hormone levels, for e.g.,) can compete in the Open category. I believe Chess already does something like this.



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I agree with you Arjun. We need to refine the categories to reflect the plurality of gender as we understand it today.



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What Arjun suggested is already in place. Semenya can participate as a man, IAAF said. Only the woman category is defined for only certain events. I would not mind having three categories.



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prasen9 wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:27 pm
What Arjun suggested is already in place. Semenya can participate as a man, IAAF said.
:D 3 !=2.



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