South Africa: How Twitter Reacted to Semenya Gold

Here is a selection of how Twitter reacted to Caster Semenya’s 800m gold medal in Rio.

Gold Gold Gold for Caster proudly South African. @caster800m was never a doubt

So proud of you @caster800m! Not only for all your achievements, but for the obstacles you’ve had to overcome. I salute you.

Congratulations to our golden girl @caster800m on her incredible run. Sithi Salute. #Caster4Gold #TeamSA pic.twitter.com/Uh3cuvEZHU

Thank you Caster, South Africa stands proud and we are lost of words!

And once again, we present to you, our Queen of 800m & Olympic Gold medalist Caster Semenya, our Golden Girl pic.twitter.com/F6uJvdw7i4

During this entire Olympics I only stayed past midnight once, and that was for Caster. Now I’m done. ??????

AND THEN THIS …

BREAKING: Caster Semenya, the face of track’s dilemma dealing with hyperandrogenism, wins Olympic gold in the women’s 800 meters.

Source: South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee.