There is no fathomable reason why the records and the trophies resulting from Thomas’ participation as a female should be treated as anything other than cheating. They should be wiped from the books and the coach should be barred from any future competition for knowingly perpetrating this fraud.
Three iconic figures in women’s sports made waves over the weekend by challenging the fairness of the NCAA‘s transgender policy amid University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas‘ record-smashing season. Tennis greats Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert jumped in after Olympic swimming champion Nancy Hogshead-Makar broke the ice by declaring that there was “nothing fair” about the NCAA rules allowing Thomas to swim on the Ivy League women’s team. “Thomas is proving that the advocates who assured the NCAA and their member schools that male puberty could be rolled back in a single year after consistent hormone treatment were wrong,” said Hogshead-Makar in a Friday op-ed for the [U.K.] Daily Mail, which was reprinted in Swimming WorldEvert, Navratilova back Olympic champ’s rip on NCAA as trans swimmer breaks records – Washington Times