World Athletics has made it clear it prefers to discriminate and violate our rights to privacy and dignity. The United Nations, the World Medical Association, and now Human Rights Watch have all said that is absolutely wrong.
I am not reducing my natural testosterone. I have never taken any medical steps and I refuse to take it now, even though it will end my career. I am trying to train in events not covered by the regulations but it is not easy to suddenly change your event. If I am not allowed to run in the 800m, I don’t see myself at the Olympics in Tokyo. When I stood at the podium in Rio, I thought I could one day be back there. But now I can’t. It has affected me mentally and financially.
My sponsors, including Nike, have stopped sponsoring me because I am unable to compete. I feel so helpless. Will the International Olympic Committee allow me to track my career by victories, or join in with the insults?
As an athlete, I can track my career by achievements: when I…
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