Click here to read the full article.
A trans-identified male student-athlete will be moving on to compete in California’s track and field state tournament next week after placing second in the women’s 1600-meter race, beating out female competitors that will no longer get the chance to compete for a state title.
Athena Ryan, a biological male, will be advancing to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Track & Field Championships after placing second in the girls’ varsity 1600-meter run on Saturday, finishing behind Hanne Thomsen of Montgomery and ahead of Ellie Buckley of Campolindo, Fox News reports.
Ryan had been competing on the Sonoma Academy’s boy’s track and field team until he transitioned into a female in 2021, according to Daily Mail.
Continue reading here.
Scroll down for comments and share your thoughts!
GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings