File: Caster Semenya. AFP/Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
JOHANNESBURG - Caster Semenya's chances of qualifying for the Olympics in Tokyo are getting slimmer by the day.
The 800m Olympic silver medalist suffered a major blow with the cancellation of the African Athletics Championships in Lagos in Nigeria.
The champs were rescheduled a few times, with Lagos the last option.
The competition was meant to assist athletes who had not yet qualified for Tokyo.
Semenya's final hope is a Cape Town event starting this weekend, which is likely to host a 3,000m and not her preferred 5,000m race.