Middle-distance runner Caster Semenya began her campaign for a second Olympics medal in the women’s 800m with a comfortable finish and congratulatory tweets streamed in shortly thereafter.
There she goes! She made that look far too easy – cruise control indeed.. #Caster4Gold
— Leanne Manas (@LeanneManas) August 17, 2016
Mokgadi maan!!! That’s our girl! #Caster4Gold
— Kgaugelo (@KgauMabye) August 17, 2016
Semenya has advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s 800m after winning heat 2 with a time of 1:59.31.