Laurel Hubbard Current Affairs, GK & News

IOC advice on Transgender Athlete Rules

International Olympic Committee (IOC) published advice on transgender athlete rules, recently. Key Points This move is aimed at helping sports write eligibility rules for transgender athletes. IOC advices to shift the focus from individual testosterone levels. It also calls for evidence to prove in case a performance advantage existed. IOC maintains that, no athlete should ..

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Laurel Hubbard: 1st Trans Olympian

New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has selected weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to contest women’s +87 kg category. Weightlifter will be the first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics. Key Points 43-year-old weightlifter had competed in men’s weightlifting competitions before gender transition in 2013. Hubbard has been eligible to compete at Olympics since 2015. In 2015, International ..

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