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British Triathlon creates ‘open’ category for transgender athletes to compete at all levels

July 6, 2022

Triathlon has become the first sport in the UK to ban transgender athletes from racing in the female category at elite and grassroots level after deciding that “fairness of competition is paramount”.

Under British Triathlon’s new policy, which kicks in on 1 January 2023, transgender athletes over the age of 12 will now have to compete in an “open category” for “all individuals including male, transgender and those non-binary who were male sex at birth”. The Guardian