(FILES) In this photograph taken on May 22, 2006, Indian athlete Pinki Pramanik poses with the gold medal after winning the women's 400 metre event at the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix in ... more 
(FILES) In this photograph taken on May 22, 2006, Indian athlete Pinki Pramanik poses with the gold medal after winning the women's 400 metre event at the second leg of the Asian Grand Prix in Bangalore. A female Indian athlete who has been charged with raping her live-in partner has defended herself against claims that she is actually a man. Pinki Pramanik, who won a 4x400m relay gold medal at the 2006 Asian Games, was arrested late June 14, 2012, and taken to Baguiati police station, northwest of Kolkata. Police said her partner had accused her of repeated rape and of being male, and that Pramanik had refused to take a medical examination at a government hospital. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR/FILESDIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/GettyImages less 
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