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Transgender Athelete Sparked Controversy after Winning Women’s Championship

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A transgender woman has sparked controversy after she won the women’s weightlifting championship by defeating the runner-up with 20KG margin.

It has been reported that 39 years old, Laurel Hubbard, went for surgery when she was in her 30s. And previously, she was known as Gavin Hubbard and had taken part in several weightlifting competition against men.

Now when she has won the women’s competition, other athletes, as well as people, are criticizing her by saying that she had an advantage in the women’s category as she was man previously and had competed with men.

But let me clear that there is huge population who are supporting her. Bronze medal winner, Kaitlyn Fassina, supported her by saying that she didn’t see any problem in her participation.


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