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What in the Sam Hill is this about?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by boots, Dec 18, 2006.

  1. boots

    boots New Member

    This just in from the get the fuck out of here department.
    NEW DELHI, India -- An Indian runner who won a silver medal in the women's 800 meters at the Asian Games failed a gender test and was stripped of the medal.

    Shanti Sounderajan, 25, took the gender test in Doha, Qatar, after placing second.
    The test reports sent to the Indian Olympic Association on Sunday said Soudarajan "does not possess the sexual characteristics of a woman," The Times of India reported. The test was administered by a medical commission set up by the games' organizers.

    The Indian Olympic Association said Monday it has been told by the Olympic Council of Asia that the 25-year-old runner was disqualified.

    "IOA has asked the Athletic Federation of India to return the medal as desired by the Olympic Council of Asia," the Indian Olympic group said.

    The IOA also asked its medical commission to inquire into Sounderajan's case and report within 10 days.

    There are no compulsory gender tests during events sanctioned by track and field's international ruling body, but athletes may be asked to take a gender test. The medical evaluation panel usually includes a gynecologist, endocrinologist, psychologist and internal medicine specialist.

    An Indian athletics official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media said Sounderajan almost certainly never had sex-change surgery.

    Instead, the official said Sounderajan appeared to have "abnormal chromosomes." The official also said the test revealed more Y chromosomes than allowed.

    Sounderajan was not immediately available for comment.
  2. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Sexual characteristics of a woman? Are they basing that on the number of Y chromosomes or is she packing a freeze-dried sausage down there?
  3. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    Number of Y chromosomes allowed = 0
  4. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    This thread is even better without pics.......... :eek: :-X
  5. writing irish

    writing irish Active Member

  6. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

    So... there was a Sam where a Hill was supposed to be?
  7. Jack_Kerouac

    Jack_Kerouac Member

    You're the expert on female anatomy, Boots. You tell us what it's about.
  8. boots

    boots New Member

    Lady was a dude?
  9. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    You asked for it:

    for more quality photos: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16267570/displaymode/1176/rstry/16258993/
  10. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    UPDATE: 'Santhi hasn't attained puberty yet'


    Santhi at 25, has not attained puberty yet, and AFI has never thought at looking at the reasons behind it. "Santhi's mother has been worried about this for the last decade.

    But given her financial and educational background it never occurred to them that they should consult a doctor. If they had, we could have saved Santhi from the embarrassment," said a athlete's friend.
  11. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    Sheila was a man. [/toneloc]
  12. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    You must be sure that the girl is pure
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