7 May 2021

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard should be at Olympics

From First Up, 5:11 am on 7 May 2021

Transgender New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is all but guaranteed a spot at the Tokyo Olympics. International weightlifting has rejigged its qualifying criteria for the games because of limited competition over the past year due to Covid-19... That means official selection is the only thing standing in the way of Hubbard becoming the first transgender Olympian. Kate Gregan reports.