Top 10 Amazing Trans Athletes who beat all odds

Transwomen in sports are gaining more and more attention as they prove to the world that they can achieve anything, even if it seem impossible.
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Most of them were hiding their true identity most of their life. Now that they can truly be who they are, they shine and become stronger athletes competing against other female athletes. Here are the top 10 popular athletes with amazing transformation.

Alana McLaughlin

“Transphobes claim I transitioned specifically to fight women because I couldn’t beat men as if my previous job wasn’t fighting a real actual war and ending human lives. If I had been able to keep pretending to be a man I’d have started fighting MMA in 2010.” – Alana McLaughlin

Alana McLaughlin (Women’s MMA Fighter)

Janae Marie Kroc

“Being a total alpha male and transgender definitely makes me unique even in the transgender community.” – Janae Marie Kroc

Janae Marie Kroc (Powerlifter)

Hannah Mouncey

“People are happy to ignore truth. Too many opinions are based on fear, not facts.” – Hannah Mouncey

Hannah Mouncey (Women’s Handball)

Lia Thomas

“Everybody is able to compete in the category they’re most comfortable with unless there’s a proven unfair advantage that they have.” – Lia Thomas

Lia Thomas (Women’s Swimming)

Fallon Fox

“I do not have a competitive advantage when fighting another woman.” – Fallon Fox

Fallon Fox (Women’s MMA Fighter)

Blair Hamilton

“The more trans is visible, the more it is socially acceptable.” – Blair Hamilton

Blair Hamilton (Women’s Football)

Veronica Ivy

“Most people don’t date genitals, we date *people* who have genitals.” – Veronica Ivy

Veronica Ivy (Women’s Cycling)

Mokgadi Caster Semenya

“God made me the way I am, and I accept myself.” – Semenya

Semenya is an intersex person who identifies more as a female.

Semanya (Women’s Track & Field)

CeCé Telfer

“My dream of pursuing the Olympics is key. It’s going to amplify my voice. Make my mark on the world. Get the world’s attention so that they can start listening.” – CeCé Telfer

CeCé Telfer (Women’s Track & Field)

Laurel Hubbard

“Weightlifting is an activity that’s open to all of the people in the world.” – Laurel Hubbard

Laurel Hubbard (Women’s Weightlifting)

Caitlyn Jenner

“Sexuality is who you are personally attracted to… But gender identity is who you are in your soul.” – Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner (Decathlon)

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Really unfair to put Semanya in this group.

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