UCI recognises transgender policy ‘concerns’ and reopens consultation

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  • Governing body intends to reach a decision in August
  • Trans athlete Austin Killips won Tour of the Gila on Sunday

World cycling’s governing body, the UCI, has signalled a shift in its transgender policy just days after Austin Killips sparked controversy by becoming the first transgender athlete to win a UCI women’s stage race.

In a notable change in tone, the UCI admitted it had heard the “concerns” of female athletes about unfair competition in the sport, and would be reopening its consultation with a view to reaching a decision in August.

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Written by Sean Ingle
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/may/04/uci-recognises-transgender-policy-concerns-reopens-consultation-cycling under the title “UCI recognises transgender policy ‘concerns’ and reopens consultation”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.