The aunt of transgender cyclist Emily Bridges told MailOnline today that barring her niece from competing against Olympic hero Dame Laura Kenny and other women is ‘unfair’ as Sharron Davies declared: ‘It’s not transphobic to want fair sport – it’s anti-female to not!’.
Female riders threatened to pull out of the National Omnium Championships in Derby on Saturday before Miss Bridges was blocked from racing against them because she had raced as a man.
Emily, 21, is said to be ‘disappointed’ that she will now not compete against the five-time Olympic champion Dame Laura this weekend – and now her aunt Helen Bridges, 64, claimed her niece had come under immense pressure over the race and is right to be upset.
Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, Mrs Bridges said: ‘It’s a bit of…
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