Arbitration Case Alert

Caster Semenya successful before European Court of Human Rights


Application Number: 10934/21 (ECtHR) (11 July 2023)

Caster Semenya successful before European Court of Human Rights

In Semenya v Switzerland, App No 10934/21(ECtHR), the European Court of Human Rights issued a Chamber judgment in which it held, by a narrow majority, that Switzerland had failed to afford former Olympic champion, Caster Semenya, sufficient procedural safeguards when she unsuccessfully challenged an award of the Court of Arbitration for Sport before the Swiss Supreme Court.


Stay up to date!

*Required fields

Newsletters & Newsflashes

Monthly selected key topics from our practice areas, sectors and industries, plus newsflashes on recent developments.


Monthly email with the latest updates and summaries of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court's case law in arbitration matters.
Regular insights into Swiss and international trends and legal developments in the construction industry.
Regular insights and updates on key developments in the rapidly changing landscape of Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance disputes.
Concise analysis of key trends in the fast-moving world of corporate governance for board members of Swiss companies.
A regular look from a unique M&A perspective at legal changes, economic developments and societal trends in Switzerland.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.