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Old 07-15-05, 02:33 PM
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Sithole sentenced to 3.5 years in prisonReuters


HARARE, Zimbabwe -- A Zimbabwean court has jailed a man masquerading as a female athlete, court officials said on Thursday.

Samukeliso Sithole -- a triple jumper and runner who competed as a woman at several international sports events -- was convicted on charges of impersonation and offending the dignity of a woman athlete who undressed in his presence, unaware he was a man.

"He was sentenced to four years imprisonment, but six months were suspended. Effectively he will serve three-and-a-half years," said a court official in Kwekwe, central Zimbabwe, where the case was heard.

Sithole won a gold medal at a regional tournament in Botswana in June last year and won five medals at a youth championship in Mauritius. He also competed in javelin and shot-put competitions.

Sithole told the court at his first appearance that he had both female and male organs and that he lived as a woman after consulting a traditional healer. A medical examination showed that he was a man.
and his name is Sithole
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why the hell was corrie logged in
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Old 07-15-05, 02:41 PM
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I almost started this thread yesterday with a "Sithole goes to Jail!" title, but it seemed so damn... obvious.
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only reason i noticed it.. was because one of the espn.com top searches today was "'Fake' Woman"
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Old 07-15-05, 03:16 PM
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why the hell was corrie logged in
Ironically, the error works perfectly with the subject header.
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Old 07-15-05, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Groucho
Ironically, the error works perfectly with the subject header.

i thought about that
that's why i couldnt resist following up with a post under my name.. rather than just deleting, and redoing it right
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