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TRANSGENDER ATHLETICS

Scientists have criticised the International Olympic Committee’s criteria that allows transgender athletes to compete as females. The controversy comes after 41-year-old Laurel Hubbard took gold in women’s weightlifting at the Pacific Games. Athletes must have blood levels with no more than ten nanomoles of testosterone per litre for at least 12 months prior to their first competition if they want to compete as women. Yet researchers at the University of Otago argue that this level is significantly higher than is found in most women, and that male-born athletes benefit from higher bone and muscle density before they make the transition.

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