Excluded trans cyclist Emily Bridges says she meets criteria to compete

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  • Bridges ‘just wants to race competitively again’
  • Rider was unable to take part in national omnium event

The trans woman cyclist Emily Bridges has broken her silence to attack cycling’s governing body, the UCI, and the media after she was excluded from the women’s section of the British National Omnium Championships on Saturday.

The 21-year-old, who set a national junior men’s record over 25 miles in 2018, had been due to compete against several British Olympians, including Dame Laura Kenny, in her first race in the women’s category.

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Written by Sean Ingle
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