Posted by Richard Willett - Memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 2 May 2023

From being born a man… to Queen of the Mountains: Trans cyclist romps to victory in elite women’s race – winning £28,000 in the process – sparking new anger at the sport’s transgender rules

Cycling’s transgender rules have come under fire after a male-born rider won an international women’s road race over the weekend.

Transgender woman Austin Killips secured overall victory in the Tour of the Gila in New Mexico, USA – an elite race sanctioned by the sport’s world governing body, the UCI.

The 27-year-old American finished 89 seconds clear of Italian Marcela Prieto in the general classification and also claimed the Queen of the Mountains jersey.

Killips was able to compete in the female field under the UCI’s current policy, which allows trans women to participate as long as their testosterone levels have been below 2.5 nanomoles per litre for at least 24 months.

The UCI actually tightened their eligibility rules last year – halving the testosterone limit and doubling the transition period – shortly after a row erupted in Britain over the possible participation of Welsh trans woman Emily Bridges in a race with five-time Olympic gold medalist Laura Kenny.

But cycling’s participation policy remains more relaxed than that of athletics and swimming, where all trans women are banned from competing in the female category at an elite level.

Commenting on the Killips case, former British Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies told Mail Sport: ‘This is beyond disappointing. Those in charge should hang their heads in shame. The UCI is not fit for purpose.’

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