A BBC article quoted her saying, "When I do my long runs I feel like I can feed into distance running."
It's hard to take the racist argument seriously. The IAAF celebrates and promotes many black athletes who dominate the sprints and distance events. But they made up this whole intersex issue just to keep out a few black women from the 800 even though the person most likely to benefit (Ajee Wilson) is also a black woman? The article makes one good point though: why isn't the IAAF going after other events where intersex athletes also have an advantage?
One read, "God made me the way I am and I accept myself. I am who I am and proud of myself.”
“I have read the reports linking me to doping. As an athlete, I have been at the forefront of the fight against doping in Kenya, a fight I strongly believe in and support. I would not want to ruin all what I have worked for since my first international race in 2007. I hope I can prove that I am a clean athlete in every way possible.”
Their statement read, "As a member federation, we will engage the IAAF as our mother body and if they do not change their minds on this new rule after this engagement, we will proceed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for further assistance on the matter."