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Biological Male to Compete in USA Women’s Olympic Trials

A biologically male marathon runner who identifies as a transgender woman is set to compete in the USA Olympic trials later this month.

Megan Youngren “is set to make history on Feb. 29 as the first openly transgender athlete to compete at the U.S. Olympic marathon trials,” Sports Illustrated reported. Youngren qualified for the trials after a strong performance Dec. 8 in the California International Marathon.

“People will try to put it down by saying, ‘That’s too easy because you’re trans.’ But what about the 500 other women who will qualify? There’s probably someone with the exact same story. I trained hard. I got lucky. I dodged injuries. I raced a lot, and it worked out for me. That’s the story for a lot of other people, too,” Youngren told the magazine.

The International Olympic Committee requires transgender athletes in women’s sports to keep their testosterone levels below a certain threshold, but scientific research suggests that suppressing testosterone isn’t enough to neutralize male athletes’ inherent physiological advantages.

Youngren is just to the latest biologically male athlete to achieve success in female athletics while identifying as a transgender woman.

June Eastwood, a biologically male runner at the University of Montana who identifies as transgender, was named the Big Sky Conference’s female athlete of the week in October. Eastwood previously competed on the university’s men’s cross country team.

Franklin Pierce University runner CeCe Telfer won an NCAA DII women’s track championship last May. Like Eastwood, Telfer previously competed on the men’s team before switching genders.

Two biologically male runners have dominated girls’ high school track in Connecticut, leading three of their female competitors to file a lawsuit against the athletic conference.

Former U.S. Olympic athlete Rebecca Dussault told the Daily Caller News Foundation in September that allowing biological males into female sports will have disastrous effects on female athletes.

“Once a male body has gone through puberty, they have received the benefits. So the skeletal form, lung capacity, muscle density, the greater length of levers in their body, their muscle-to-weight ratio, their capacity to deal with dehydration much better, narrower hips, I mean you name it — they are physiologically designed differently than women,” she said.

“We invest so much money into keeping sports fair, and this blows the cap off of it,” she added. “Every woman’s record in sports will fall.”

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  1. I was really looking forward to watching the Olympics this year… Not now. Similar to those ‘taking a knee’ (and those in charge doing nothing) , I will never watch the Olympics (as football) again.

  2. Is there anyone in charge that has a brain. It is not fair for men and women to compete with each other in sports, which is no surprise. We all know this.

  3. So we now have the men’s olympics and the men who weren’t good enough to compete with the men’s olympics.

  4. GOD’S creations are as HE intended…Science needs to take a back seat !!! Perhaps they could spend more time developing a cure for one of the killer cancers….ALL funding for this type of genetic research should be suspended…It’s our money !! These people need to learn that self esteem begins with them and our GOD gave them each something special and it doesn’t require a sex change to use it…

  5. Women overwhelmingly support lgbtq…so DEAL WITH THIS!!!!

    Let gay men err…man’woman etc..compete in women’s sports!

    Again,majority of women support democrats and the left,so you wanted this,you got it!lol!!

  6. In 20 years there will be 0 actual females in any sports,including female beauty pageants! As leftists support this and will always pick the man’women over a true woman!!

    Women overwhelmingly supported lbgtq so they have this to deal with,it’s all their fault..I laugh at this crazy,insane world!

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