Who are the most famous transgender athletes in sports? Trans athletes competing in collegiate and professional sports face difficult challenges simply getting the opportunity to play the sports they love. These brave trans athletes overcome obstacles everyday to compete at the highest level in their sports. They also face skeptics head on who question - do trans athletes have an advantage? Are trans athletes unfair? - while proving the positive values of inclusion, sportsmanship, and fair play. So, who are the most famous trans athletes in the world right now? Which trans athletes should fans look out for to watch and support?
Olympic trans athlete Quinn became the first to medal and further earn a gold medal at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. There are also trans athletes breaking records, like Lia Thomas and Iszac Henig, who have taken the Ivy League swimming competitions by storm. Two trans athletes in college sports, CeCé Telfer (track & field) and Braeden Abrahamsen (bowling) recently won national championships.
Vote up your favorite trans athletes below! Then, be on the lookout for more trans athletes fans to watch and support, as athletes get added to the list!