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Caster Semenya wins gold at Rio 2016 (Getty)
Caster Semenya wins gold at Rio 2016 (Getty)

Sao Paulo - Caster Semenya celebrated with her trademark 'cobra' pose and then did a little dance as she won gold in the women's 800m at the Olympic Stadium in Rio on Saturday night (Sunday morning, SA time). 

It is Team South Africa's second gold medal of the Games following Wayde van Niekerk's world record run in the men's 400m, and it takes the country's total medal tally to 10. 

Semenya had stayed close to the field for most of the race but, in now familiar fashion, she put her foot on the gas in the final 200m as she moved into a comfortable lead. 

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