International Swimming Federation (GOOD) reported that it approved its new policy this Sunday. gender inclusion and if they’ve gone through any part of the male puberty process, she said she voted to ban trans swimmers from competing in elite women’s races.

The new FINA policy, approved by 71% of the 152 members at the extraordinary general assembly meeting, world Championship Transgender contestants to be held in Budapest must complete their pass before the age of 12 to compete in the women’s competitions.

FINA will also try to install “an open category” in competitions for swimmers whose gender identity is different from their birth sex.

“Policy includes bids for a category. open competition. “FINA will set up a new working group that will spend the next six months researching the most effective way to create this new category.”

Commenting on the policy, the President of FINA, Hussein al-Musallam, “We must protect our athletes’ right to compete, but we must also protect competitive fairness in our events, especially in the women’s category at FINA events.”

“FINA will always welcome all athletes. Establishing an open category will mean that everyone has the opportunity to compete at an elite level. This has not been done before, so FINA will need to take the lead. I want all athletes to feel included so I can develop ideas in this process,” adds Al-Musallam.