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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'She has every right to compete with women': Transgender weightlifter sparks criticism after competition win

Yahoo, via Drudge



"A Kiwi weightlifter has made history as the first transgender athlete to represent New Zealand and come away with a win, however the victory has been slammed by other competitors.
"Laurel Hubbard, 39, won the women's over 90kg division at the Australian International competition in Melbourne on Sunday, but the win has caused a stir with some believing she had an unfair advantage.
"Her combined total of 268kg was nearly 20kg better than Samoan runner-up Iuniarra Sipaia, with another 20kg back to the next lifter in the field." . . .
Laurel, pictured fourth from left, with the other female competitors in the 90kg weightlifting division at the Australian International competition in Melbourne. Picture: Australian Weightlifting Federation


Again...this is so applicable:


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