Laurel Hubbard, the first transgender weightlifter to compete for New Zealand at Tokyo 2020

Laurel Hubbard, the first transgender weightlifter to compete for New Zealand at Tokyo 2020

Mexico City (Abro). Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard, 43, has become the first transgender New Zealand athlete selected by the New Zealand Olympic Committee to compete in the Tokyo Olympics, international media reported.

The decision was made in 2015 by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that allows you to compete if your testosterone levels are below a certain threshold.

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