Caitlyn Jenner was amongst these upset after a transgender teen completed in second place at a Meet of Champions women race in California over the weekend.
Athena Ryan completed in second place within the varsity women 1,600-meter run finals on Saturday within the sectional meet of champions. Ryan, of Sonoma Academy, completed behind Hanne Thomsen of Montgomery and forward of Ellie Buckley of Campolindo. Ryan will advance to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) State Monitor & Subject Championships subsequent week.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM
Jenner spoke out concerning the teen’s end.
“As ‘considerably’ of a observe star myself, and a trans individual, THIS IS WRONG!!! HELP ME PUSH BACK!” she replied on Twitter with a hyperlink to her political motion committee, Equity First.
“And FYA trans ppl you’re being utilized by the novel gender ideology cult as political pawns. That’s all you’re to them,” Jenner added.
RETIRED CYCLOCROSS CHAMPION SPEAKS OUT ON TRANS ATHLETES IN WOMEN’S SPORTS: ‘THIS IS NOT FAIR SPORT’
Jenner, previously often called Bruce Jenner, received a gold medal within the decathlon on the 1976 Montreal Olympics.
Ryan, a junior, gave the impression to be undeterred, ending with a time of 4:55.91.
“I wasn’t anticipating that. I dropped like 17 seconds on my season’s greatest prior to now two weeks,” Ryan informed MileSplit after the race. “After final weekend, I didn’t suppose I may run low 5s once more. I used to be simply coming right here attempting to interrupt 5 – simply glad I completed it out.”
Ryan informed the outlet she hoped to “have enjoyable” on the occasion subsequent week.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE Alokito Mymensingh 24 Alokito Mymensingh 24P
Ryan completed sixth within the 1,600-meter preliminary race and twenty first within the women 800-meter preliminaries.