"Willing to give a deserving women's spot" - Riley Gaines slams US Open

By Bo Beard | May 20, 2024

A firm stance

Riley Gaines is unwavering in her advocacy for women's sports, whether it be in swimming, track and field, golf, or any other athletic endeavor. 
 

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She has taken a firm stance against transgender athletes, as exemplified by her recent criticism of Hailey Davidson, a transgender woman and aspiring golfer from Florida aiming for the LPGA Tour. 
 

Kentucky swimmer

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The former Kentucky swimmer voiced her discontent with the US Open's decision to allow Davidson's participation in the women's category, accusing the organization of displacing a deserving female athlete to accommodate a transgender competitor.