Transgender Wins Female Cycling Contest, Declares Himself 'a World Champion’

Craig Bannister | January 10, 2019 | 3:07pm EST
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2018 UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships (Screenshot)

A transgender cyclist, a biological male who identifies as female, has declared him/herself the “First transgender world champion…ever.”

Transgender cyclist Rachel McKinnon — a biological male — placed first in a female cycling world championship competition Saturday, The Blaze reports:

“McKinnon won the sprint final at the 2018 UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles, besting Carolien Van Herrikhuyzen of the Netherlands and Jennifer Wagner of the United States.”


“An assistant philosophy professor at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, McKinnon (center, wearing gold medal) announced the victory on Twitter:

“First transgender woman world champion…ever,” McKinnon wrote Sunday after noting the previous day, "Sooooo...I'm a WORLD CHAMPION."

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