Transgender lifter Laurel Hubbard takes a big stride towards Commonwealth Games

Transgender lifter Laurel Hubbard takes a big stride towards Commonwealth Games Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand competes in the 2017 Australian International and Open at Victorian Weightlifting Stadium, Hawthorn, Melbourne. Photo / news.com.au. Kiwi weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has dominated her first major competition, taking out

New Zealand Herald

Hubbard makes history at int. weightlifting event

Laurel Hubbard has made history at the Australian International weightlifting event, setting four unofficial national records and becoming the first transgender woman to represent New Zealand in the sport.

Gay NZ

NZ transgender weightlifter creates history

The New Zealand transgender weightlifer Laurel Hubbard has won her first international competition, in Australia. Competing in the female 90kg+ division at the Australian International event in Melbourne, Hubbard lifted a combined 268kg to defeat

Radio New Zealand

Laurel Hubbard wins female 90kg+ division at weightlifting’s Australian International

LAUREL Hubbard won the female 90kg+ division at weightlifting’s Australian International in Hawthorn on Sunday night. The New Zealander lifted a combined 268kg to defeat Iuniarra Sipaia of Samoa by total of 19kg. On face value it’s a rather

Herald Sun

Transgender NZ weightlifter makes history

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has made history as the first transgender athlete to represent New Zealand. And she marked the occasion with a win. Hubbard, 39, won the women’s over 90kg division at the Australian International compeition in Melbourne on …

Radio Sport

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard achieves New Zealand sporting first

Laurel Hubbard is representing New Zealand at the Australian International event in Melbourne. (FILE PHOTO). Kiwi weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has become the first transgender sportsperson to represent New Zealand in an international competition – and …

Stuff.co.nz

Transgender lifter Laurel Hubbard takes a big stride towards Commonwealth Games

Transgender Kiwi weightlifter Laurel Hubbard’s international debut has been dubbed a major hit by an Australian official who believes she is a fantastic role model. Michael Keelan, the Australian Weightlifting Federation chief executive, was in awe of

New Zealand Herald

Outrage over transgender female weightlifter who destroyed her rivals by hoisting 19kg more than the runner-up – and …

A transgender weightlifter from New Zealand has sparked controversy after winning a competition in Australia. Lauren Hubbard, 39, made her debut as a contender for the Commonwealth Games in the 90kg+ class at the Australian International in Melbourne …

Daily Mail

Trans weightlifter makes NZ history

Hubbard’s win is expected to go a long way towards securing her a place in the Commonwealth Games team for next year. SHARE ON: Jess Jones — March 20, 2017. WEIGHTLIFTER Laurel Hubbard has made history as the first trans athlete to represent …

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