Caster SEMENYA

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    South Africa South Africa
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    07 JAN 1991
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    242560
Caster Semenya wins the 800m at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Women's 800m 1 1449
Women's Overall Ranking 2 1449

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Women's 1500m 9 for 3 weeks
Women's 400m 17 for 3 weeks
Women's 800m 1 for 21 weeks
Women's Overall Ranking 2 for 21 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
200 Metres 24.26 +0.6 Pretoria (RSA) 09 FEB 2019 1011
300 Metres 37.22 Sasolburg (RSA) 28 MAR 2017 1107
400 Metres 49.62 Ostrava (CZE) 08 SEP 2018 1221
600 Metres 1:21.77 Berlin (GER) 27 AUG 2017 WBP, ABP 1245
800 Metres 1:54.25 Paris (FRA) 30 JUN 2018 1267
1000 Metres 2:30.70 Berlin (GER) 02 SEP 2018 1228
1500 Metres 3:59.92 Doha (QAT) 04 MAY 2018 1206
3000 Metres 9:36.29 Potchefstroom (RSA) 15 MAR 2017 987
5000 Metres 16:05.97 Germiston (RSA) 25 APR 2019 1039
4x400 Metres Relay 3:28.49 Durban (RSA) 26 JUN 2016 1151

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
200 Metres 24.26 +0.6 Pretoria (RSA) 09 FEB 2019 1011
800 Metres 1:54.98 Doha (QAT) 03 MAY 2019 1254
1500 Metres 4:13.59 Germiston (RSA) 26 APR 2019 1099
5000 Metres 16:05.97 Germiston (RSA) 25 APR 2019 1039

Outdoor

200 Metres

Performance Wind Place Date
2019 24.26 +0.6 Pretoria (RSA) 09 FEB 2019
2016 24.35 -1.4 Potchefstroom (RSA) 01 MAR 2016

Outdoor

300 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 37.22 Sasolburg (RSA) 28 MAR 2017

Outdoor

400 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 49.62 Ostrava (CZE) 08 SEP 2018
2017 51.53 Rabat (MAR) 16 JUL 2017
2016 50.40 Bruxelles (BEL) 09 SEP 2016
2015 53.12 Nové Město nad Metují (CZE) 25 JUL 2015
2014 55.33 Pretoria (RSA) 14 MAR 2014
2012 53.62 Bellville (RSA) 03 MAR 2012
2011 52.54 Germiston (RSA) 26 MAR 2011

Outdoor

600 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 1:21.77 Berlin (GER) 27 AUG 2017
2012 1:25.56 Turku (FIN) 13 JUN 2012

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 1:54.98 Doha (QAT) 03 MAY 2019
2018 1:54.25 Paris (FRA) 30 JUN 2018
2017 1:55.16 London (GBR) 13 AUG 2017
2016 1:55.28 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 20 AUG 2016
2015 1:59.59 Beijing (CHN) 26 AUG 2015
2014 2:02.66 Roma (ITA) 05 JUN 2014
2013 1:58.92 Rieti (ITA) 08 SEP 2013
2012 1:57.23 London (GBR) 11 AUG 2012
2011 1:56.35 Daegu (KOR) 04 SEP 2011
2010 1:58.16 Milano (ITA) 09 SEP 2010
2009 1:55.45 Berlin (GER) 19 AUG 2009
2008 2:04.23 Pune (IND) 16 OCT 2008

Outdoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 2:30.70 Berlin (GER) 02 SEP 2018

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 4:13.59 Germiston (RSA) 26 APR 2019
2018 3:59.92 Doha (QAT) 04 MAY 2018
2017 4:02.84 London (GBR) 04 AUG 2017
2016 4:01.99 Durban (RSA) 24 JUN 2016
2015 4:21.63 Stellenbosch (RSA) 24 APR 2015
2011 4:12.93 Durban (RSA) 10 APR 2011
2009 4:08.01 Bambous (MRI) 02 AUG 2009
2008 4:33.25 Rustenburg (RSA) 29 MAR 2008

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017 9:36.29 Potchefstroom (RSA) 15 MAR 2017
2015 9:49.85 Stellenbosch (RSA) 20 APR 2015

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 16:05.97 Germiston (RSA) 25 APR 2019

Outdoor

4x400 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
2016 3:28.49 Durban (RSA) 26 JUN 2016
2012 3:36.92 Port Elizabeth (RSA) 14 APR 2012
2011 3:41.30 Durban (RSA) 10 APR 2011

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 1:55.28 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 20 AUG 2016
1. 800 Metres 1:57.23 London (GBR) 11 AUG 2012

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 1:55.16 London (GBR) 13 AUG 2017
1. 800 Metres 1:56.35 Daegu (KOR) 04 SEP 2011
1. 800 Metres 1:55.45 Berlin (GER) 19 AUG 2009
3. 1500 Metres 4:02.90 London (GBR) 07 AUG 2017

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 1:54.77 Ostrava (CZE) 09 SEP 2018
2. 4x400 Metres Relay Mixed 3:16.19 Ostrava (CZE) 09 SEP 2018
2. 400 Metres 49.62 Ostrava (CZE) 08 SEP 2018

Honours - African Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 1:58.20 Durban (RSA) 26 JUN 2016
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:28.49 Durban (RSA) 26 JUN 2016
1. 1500 Metres 4:01.99 Durban (RSA) 24 JUN 2016

Honours - All-African Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 2:00.97 Brazzaville (CGO) 14 SEP 2015
8. 1500 Metres 4:23.00 Brazzaville (CGO) 17 SEP 2015

Honours - Diamond League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 1:55.27 Zürich (SUI) 30 AUG 2018
1. 800 Metres 1:55.84 Zürich (SUI) 24 AUG 2017
1. 800 Metres 1:54.98 Doha (QAT) 03 MAY 2019
1. 800 Metres 1:54.60 Monaco (MON) 20 JUL 2018
1. 1000 Metres 2:31.01 Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
1. 800 Metres 1:54.25 Paris (FRA) 30 JUN 2018
1. 800 Metres 1:57.25 Oslo (NOR) 07 JUN 2018
1. 800 Metres 1:55.92 Eugene, OR (USA) 26 MAY 2018
1. 1500 Metres 3:59.92 Doha (QAT) 04 MAY 2018
1. 800 Metres 1:55.27 Monaco (MON) 21 JUL 2017
1. 800 Metres 1:57.59 Oslo (NOR) 15 JUN 2017
1. 800 Metres 1:57.78 Eugene, OR (USA) 27 MAY 2017
1. 800 Metres 1:56.61 Doha (QAT) 05 MAY 2017
1. 400 Metres 50.40 Bruxelles (BEL) 09 SEP 2016
1. 800 Metres 1:56.44 Zürich (SUI) 01 SEP 2016
1. 800 Metres 1:55.33 Monaco (MON) 15 JUL 2016
1. 800 Metres 1:56.64 Roma (ITA) 02 JUN 2016
1. 800 Metres 1:56.64 Rabat (MAR) 22 MAY 2016
1. 800 Metres 1:58.26 Doha (QAT) 06 MAY 2016
1. 800 Metres 2:00.18 Paris (FRA) 08 JUL 2011

Honours - Commonwealth Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 800 Metres 1:56.68 Gold Coast (AUS) 13 APR 2018
1. 1500 Metres 4:00.71 Gold Coast (AUS) 10 APR 2018

Honours - African U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 1500 Metres 4:08.01 Bambous (MRI) 02 AUG 2009
1. 800 Metres 1:56.72 Bambous (MRI) 31 JUL 2009

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 1500 Metres 4:13.59 Germiston (RSA) 26 APR 2019
1. 5000 Metres 16:05.97 Germiston (RSA) 25 APR 2019
1. 800 Metres 1:57.80 Pretoria (RSA) 17 MAR 2018
1. 1500 Metres 4:10.68 Pretoria (RSA) 16 MAR 2018
1. 400 Metres 51.60 Potchefstroom (RSA) 22 APR 2017
1. 800 Metres 2:01.03 Potchefstroom (RSA) 22 APR 2017
1. 400 Metres 50.74 Stellenbosch (RSA) 16 APR 2016
1. 800 Metres 1:58.45 Stellenbosch (RSA) 16 APR 2016
1. 1500 Metres 4:10.91 Stellenbosch (RSA) 16 APR 2016
1. 800 Metres 2:05.05 Stellenbosch (RSA) 18 APR 2015
1. 800 Metres 2:03.05 Pretoria (RSA) 12 APR 2014
1. 800 Metres 2:02.68 Port Elizabeth (RSA) 14 APR 2012
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:36.92 Port Elizabeth (RSA) 14 APR 2012
1. 800 Metres 2:02.10 Durban (RSA) 10 APR 2011
1. 1500 Metres 4:12.93 Durban (RSA) 10 APR 2011
1. 4x400 Metres Relay 3:41.30 Durban (RSA) 10 APR 2011
1. 800 Metres 2:03.16 Stellenbosch (RSA) 14 MAR 2009
Results in:

200 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result Wind
09 FEB 2019 AGN League 3, Pretoria RSARSA F F3 1. 24.26 +0.6

800 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
03 MAY 2019 IAAF Diamond League, Doha QATQAT GW F 1. 1:54.98

1500 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
16 MAR 2019 AGN Ch., Pretoria RSARSA F F 1. 4:14.69
25 APR 2019 South African Ch., Germiston RSARSA B H1 1. 4:30.65
26 APR 2019 South African Ch., Germiston RSARSA B F 1. 4:13.59

5000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
16 MAR 2019 AGN Ch., Pretoria RSARSA F F 1. 16:11.59
25 APR 2019 South African Ch., Germiston RSARSA B F 1. 16:05.97