Olympic Legend Calls Out Trans Policy: 'A Kick in the Teeth'

By Bo Beard | May 24, 2024

Telfer’s historic win

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Former Great Britain Olympic medalist Sharron Davies criticized trans athlete Cece Telfer for participating in a women's event, stating that it amounts to cheating.

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Davies made this statement following Telfer’s historic win as the first openly transgender athlete to secure an NCAA title in 2019, and Telfer’s recent participation in the Women’s Invitational 60m hurdles event in Boston in February.

Fifth place

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According to The Daily Mail, Telfer successfully advanced to the final of the event after securing fifth place in the preliminary races.