British Cycling chief executive Jon Dutton is “confident” the new policy to ban transgender women from competing in the female category “safeguards the fairness of cycle-sport competition”.
But he says he has sympathy for riders such as Emily Bridges – the country’s highest-profile transgender cyclist – who will no longer be in contention to be part of the British women’s team.
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