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Olympic Champion Caster Semenya Fails to Qualify for Tokyo Games in 5,000M

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya didn't qualify for the 5,000 meters at the Tokyo Olympics.

Per, Semenya finished Friday's qualifying race in 15 minutes, 32.15 seconds. The time limit for Olympic qualifying is 15 minutes, 10 seconds.

The BBC noted this was Semenya's second attempt to qualify for the 2020 Games. She posted a time of 15:52.28 at an event last month.

Semenya is the reigning two-time Olympic champion in the women's 800 meters. She won the 2016 gold with a time of 1:55.28, more than one second ahead of silver-medal winner Francine Niyonsaba (1:56.