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Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas snubbed on podium by fellow medalists

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Tokyo Games in the 1500m freestyle, was third. However, Thomas, who swam for the Pennsylvanian men's team before beginning hormone replacement therapy in 2019, received a hostile reception from the crowd afterwards.Her success was greeted by a chorus of boos inside the arena, while Weynant was loudly cheered.

And then her and Sullivan were joined by fourth-placed finished Brooke Ford in seemingly staging their own protest afterwards.

While Thomas stood on the winner's platform, the trio huddled together around the area reserved for the third-placed finishers, ensuring space between them and the victor.

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