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South African middle-distance runner Mokgadi Caster Semenya. Picture: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
South African middle-distance runner Mokgadi Caster Semenya. Picture: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

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Just more than a year ago, Koketso Mogapi was still competing as a long jumper, with a personal best of 7.71m, and dabbling in the triple jump (15.27m) and the 100m (10.42sec).

Now the 28-year-old from Zeerust is charged with helping one of the most recognised athletes on the planet achieve an unprecedented feat.

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