...A biologically male marathon runner who identifies as a transgender woman is set to compete in the USA Olympic trials later in February.
...Megan Youngren is set to become the first transgender athlete to compete at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials https://t.
...The International Olympic Committee requires transgender athletes in women's sports to keep their testosterone levels below a certain threshold, but scientific research suggests that suppressing testosterone isn't enough to neutralize biologically male athletes' inherent physiological advantages.
...Youngren is the latest biologically male athlete to achieve success in female athletics while identifying as a transgender woman.
...June Eastwood, a biologically male runner at the University of Montana who identifies as transgender, was named the Big Sky Conference's female athlete of the week in October 2019.
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