Transgender weightlifter wins women’s competition, sparking debate on fairness

A man, identifying as a transgender woman, recently dominated a female weightlifting competition, sparking debate on fairness in sports.
Gavin Hubbard, 39 — now going by Laurel Hubbard — is a New Zealand weightlifter who dominated the Australian International weightlifting competition in Melbourne on Sunday. Hubbard lifted 590.9 pounds in the women’s 198.4-pound division, out-lifting the competition by 45 pounds.

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