Outrage after transgender weight lifter wins comp

A transgender weightlifter from New Zealand has sparked controversy after winning a competition in Australia.

Lauren Hubbard, 39, made her debut as a contender for the Commonwealth Games in the 90kg+ class at the Australian International in Melbourne on Sunday.

Ms Hubbard, who was born Gavin until she transitioned in her mid-30s, blew her rivals out of the water by winning her division by 19kg.


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