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Piers Morgan slams Tom Daley after trans woman beats girl, 13, to win first place

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Piers Morgan has slammed Tom Daley for his comments about transgender athletes after a trans woman, 29, beat a 13-year-old girl in a skateboarding contest.Ricci Tres, who was born male but who now identifies as a woman, finished first ahead of previous winner Shiloh Catori in the women's field of the Boardr Open in New York over the weekend.Reacting to the news on Twitter, Morgan sarcastically wrote: "Tom Daley’s furious that this isn’t happening more…" Daley had addressed the recent decision by FINA - the governing body for international water sports - to ban transgender athletes at the British LGBT Awards on Friday (June 24).READ MORE: Transgender and non-binary footballers to choose between men's or women's in GermanyHe said: "I was furious.

You know, like most queer people, anyone that's told they can't compete or can't do something they love just because of who they are, it's not on."It's something I feel really strongly about.

Giving trans people the chance to share their side."Shiloh released a video on Monday defending Ricci after she faced backlash online. "I'm not upset at all, like at all.

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