Zimbabwe jails ‘hermaphrodite’ athlete

A leading Zimbabwean athlete has been jailed for four years for competing in female events, after the discovery that 'she' was a man.

Multiple medal winner Samukeliso Sithole was accused by fellow athletes and charged with impersonation and causing psychological damage.

The 18-year-old won the only gold medal for Zimbabwe at the Southern Region Championships in Botswana in June 2004.

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