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FINA Restricts Transgender Athletes’ Participation

FINA Restricts Transgender Athletes’ Participation

FINA, world swimming’s governing body, has announced the vote to restrict transgender athletes from competing in elite women’s competitions.

As part of FINA’s new policy, they are working towards establishing an “open” category for transgender athletes.

The decision was passed with roughly 71% of the vote from members of the 152 national federations who assembled for a conference during the world championships in Budapest.

FINA’s new policy outlines transgender athletes are only eligibl...

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