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FINA votes to effectively ban transgender swimmers in elite women's competition - and create 'open' category

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Swimming's world governing body FINA votes to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women's competitions. The decision was made during FINA's extraordinary general congress on the sidelines of the world championships in Budapest. The new policy will require transgender competitors to have completed their transition by the age of 12.
2 months ago·New York, United States

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Times of India

FINA votes to restrict transgender participation in elite women's competition

More sports News: Swimming's world governing body FINA on Sunday voted to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women's competitions and create a

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Fina bans trans swimmers from women's elite events

Fina, swimming's world governing body, votes to stop transgender athletes from competing in women's elite races if they have gone through any part of the process of male puberty.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

FINA Restricts Transgender Participation in Elite Women's Competitions, Creates 'Open' Category For Them

The new policy will require transgender competitors to have completed their transition by the age of 12 to be able to compete in women's competitions, FINA said in a statement on Sunday

2 months ago·India
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Reuters

Swim federation restricts transgender participation in women's competition

The federation won't permit women athletes who have gone through male puberty by age 12 to compete, and instead will create an "open" category for some events.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Transgender women swimmers barred from female competitions by Fina

New policy states that transgender women who have experienced ‘any part of male puberty’ cannot compete in female events following the report of a scientific panel

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

FINA votes to restrict transgender participation in elite women's competition | CBC Sports

World swimming's governing body has effectively banned transgender women from competing in women's events, starting Monday.

2 months ago·Canada
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