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Saturday, July 24, 2021
Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first openly transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics after being selected for the New Zealand women’s team on June 21. Hubbard will compete in the women’s 87-kilogram category on Aug. 2 after previously competing in men’s weightlifting competitions before transitioning in 2013. Hubbard has been eligible

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