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Is there a demonstrated need for sex testing of females in athletics?

Summary Introduction

To determine: Whether there is a demonstrated need for sex testing of females in athletics.

Introduction: Several methods are used in athletics to prevent the participants from cheating in the highly acclaimed competitions such as Olympics. Rumors about male candidates attempting to compete as female candidates in order to enhance their performance began spreading in 1960. This prompted the International Olympic Committee to make sex testing for all female candidates mandatory, beginning with 1968 Olympic Games.

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The main reason for conduction of the sex determination tests is to restrict male candidates from deriving an unfair advantage over other female candidates. The male candidates possess more physical strength as compared to female candidates due to the presence of high androgen levels in their bodies. The sex determination tests are highly insensitive and humiliating for the female candidates...

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