Share via Email This article is over 3 years old The IOC has relaxed rules governing pre-surgery transgender athletes taking part in the Olympics in time for the Rio Games later this year. International Olympic Committee medical officials said on Sunday they changed the policy to adapt to current scientific, social and legal attitudes on transgender issues. Meanwhile, male-to-female transgender athletes will need to demonstrate that their testosterone level has been below a certain cutoff point for at least one year before their first competition. The guidelines, first reported by Outsports. Budgett said there were no plans for the guidelines to be sent for approval by the IOC executive board.
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IOC rules transgender athletes can take part in Olympics without surgery
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