- Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard won two world champs silver medals
- She became the first New Zealand man or woman to medal at the event
- The former top male lifter has attracted attention since competing as a woman
By Ben Hill | 5 December 2017
DAILY MAIL (AP) — Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has won two silver medals at the world championships.
The New Zealand weightlifter finished second in the women’s 90kg-plus division snatch category in Anaheim, California on Wednesday.
She is the first New Zealand man or woman to win a medal at the world championships.
Her best successful lift in the snatch came in at 124kg, while she went on to record the fourth-best lift in the clean and jerk category with 151kg. […]