Sports World Reacts To Swimming’s Transgender Athlete Decision

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By Tzvi Machlin Amid the controversy over Lia Thomas’ presence in women’s swimming, the International Swimming Federation (FINA) has made a final ruling on Thomas and all transgender swimmers moving forward. On Sunday, the swimming world governing body voted to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women’s swimming competitions. FINA pledged to establish an “open” category in some events as part of their new policy. According to the Toronto Sun, under the new policy, male-to-female transgender athletes can now only participate in women’s swimming if they prove to FINA’s s…

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