Russia’s Mariya Savinova is congratulated by South Africa’s Caster Semenya after she won the women’s 800m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 11, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS OLYMPICS)

The follow up to this, that the photo does not capture, was Mariya Savinova pulling Caster Semenya in for a hug after Semenya had come over to congratulate her. It was touching to watch as the women who had been pegged to win Gold congratulated the current world champ.

Russia’s Mariya Savinova is congratulated by South Africa’s Caster Semenya after she won the women’s 800m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 11, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS OLYMPICS)

The follow up to this, that the photo does not capture, was Mariya Savinova pulling Caster Semenya in for a hug after Semenya had come over to congratulate her. It was touching to watch as the women who had been pegged to win Gold congratulated the current world champ.

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