Iit’s been a tough week for Emily Bridgeswith a transgender cyclist who became the subject of a scandal over a ban on the participation of trans athletes in sports, with Bridges she herself makes it clear that she feels demonized and persecuted.
in International Cycling Union (UCI) Transgender athletes are banned from participating in events that are not of their birth gender, facilitating a wider discussion of transgender athletes in sports.
“I provided both british cycling And intensive care unit with medical evidence that I qualify as a transgender cyclist.” Bridges announced.
“I still have little clarity on their decision to disqualify me.
“I’m an athlete and I just want to compete again, nobody has to choose between who they are and being in their favorite sport, I’ve been demonized and persecuted.”