Top 09 Popular Trans Women in Sports
This is a list of the top 10 popular transgender women in sports, including MMA fighter Fallon Fox, handball player Hannah Mouncey, and track and field athlete Patricia Nell Warren. The list features athletes from various sports who have made history by competing openly as transgender women and advocating for greater inclusion and acceptance in sports.
1. Fallon Fox - MMA Fighter
Fallon Fox - MMA Fighter
Fallon Fox is a retired mixed martial artist who competed in the women's division of the sport. She became the first openly transgender woman to fight in MMA, and her success in the cage paved the way for more trans athletes in combat sports.
2. Hannah Mouncey - Handball Player
Hannah Mouncey - Handball Player
Hannah Mouncey is an Australian handball player who made headlines in 2017 when she was barred from the women's national team due to her trans status. Despite the controversy, Mouncey has continued to play the sport at a high level and has become an advocate for trans athletes' rights.
3. Patricia Nell Warren - Track and Field Athlete
Patricia Nell Warren - Track and Field Athlete
Patricia Nell Warren was a trailblazer for transgender athletes in the 1970s. She competed in track and field events and wrote a novel called "The Front Runner," which depicted a gay athlete's experiences in the sport.
4. Schuyler Bailar - Swimmer
Schuyler Bailar - Swimmer
Schuyler Bailar was a competitive swimmer at Harvard University who became the first openly transgender athlete to compete in NCAA Division I men's swimming. He now works as a speaker and advocate for trans inclusion in sports.
5. CeCe Telfer - Track and Field Athlete
CeCe Telfer - Track and Field Athlete
CeCe Telfer made history in 2019 when she became the first openly transgender woman to win an NCAA track and field title. She competes in the women's division and has faced criticism from some who argue that her trans status gives her an unfair advantage.
6. Chloe Anderson - Powerlifter
Chloe Anderson - Powerlifter
Chloe Anderson is a powerlifter from New Zealand who has set multiple world records in the sport. She competes in the women's division and has spoken out about the discrimination that trans athletes face in sports.
7. Joanna Harper - Runner
Joanna Harper - Runner
Joanna Harper is a long-distance runner and transgender rights advocate. She has written extensively about the science behind trans athletes' participation in sports and has worked with organizations to develop inclusive policies.
8. Natalie van Gogh - Cyclist
Natalie van Gogh - Cyclist
Natalie van Gogh is a cyclist from the Netherlands who has competed in women's road races and time trials. She was the first trans athlete to compete in the Dutch National Championships.
9. Andraya Yearwood - Track and Field Athlete
Andraya Yearwood - Track and Field Athlete
Andraya Yearwood is a high school track and field athlete from Connecticut who made headlines when she won a state championship in the girls' division. She is transgender and has faced criticism and harassment from some who argue that she should not be allowed to compete.
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