Athletics fans watch and cheer in Johannesburg, South Africa, as Caster Semenya finishes second in the women's 800-metre final on Saturday to secure a silver medal at the Olympic Games.
South African runner Caster Semenya achieved silver in the women's 800-metres at the London Olympics on saturday, and fans packed into bars around her home nation to support her.
The 21 year old found herself in last place for most of the race but in the final 250 metres she broke free to claim second place.
Although Semenya could not pass world champion Mariya Savinova of Russia, who took gold, her fans were happy with her performance and say she'll be back even stronger for the next Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
SOUNDBITE: (English) Turani, Johannesburg resident: "I mean the next Olympics she will be 25, she will have more experience and I think she will win. She'll get the gold medal in the next Olympics."
Fans cheer on Caster SemenyaSunday, August 12 2012