Fair to Women? Biological Male Possibly to Become First Trans-Athlete to Compete Olympic Women's Event

Nick Kangadis | May 7, 2021
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So I guess we’re back to talking about dudes who failed in sports for dudes “liberating” themselves by becoming trans women in order to dominate women’s sports.

Laurel Hubbard, formerly known as Gavin Hubbard, has been allowed to unfairly beat women in women’s weightlifting for years now. You might remember Hubbard from the 2019 Pacific Games when he/she beat all the real women in the women’s division to win two gold medals.

Well, guess who’s back?

Hubbard — now 43-years-old, an age most athletes are typically retired from their respective sport because they’re past their prime — could become the first ever biological male to compete in a women’s sport at an Olympic games.

The delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games could be the platform for Hubbard, who if he/she qualifies, would represent New Zealand.

According to Inside the Games:

Hubbard’s best total in qualifying is 285 kilograms, which puts her very much in the reckoning for a place on the podium in the women’s super-heavyweights in Tokyo.

Only three athletes will have a higher qualifying total when the entries are named.

Hubbard sits 16th in the rankings but at least six of those currently above her will be absent.

Let’s also remember that if Hubbard does indeed procure a spot in the Olympics for New Zealand, he/she will be taking the spot of a biological woman.

H/T: The Blaze