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Tokyo Olympics : Bach defends selection of transgender weightlifter, will review rules after Tokyo

"There is no one size fits all solution," was the message from IOC President Thomas Bach on Saturday (17th July) the subject of transgender athletes at the Olympic Games. He was speaking in response to a question regarding the participation of transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard and said that her qualification had been achieved legitimately and that the rules will be reviewed but not during ongoing competition.


  • Released : 17-Jul-2021


  • Olympics 2021