Thursday, January 27, 2022

Trans UPenn swimmer Lia Thomas is accused of claiming she’s ‘the Jackie Robinson of trans sports activities’  

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College of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas was accused of calling herself the transgender model of trailblazing baseball legend Jackie Robinson and making a ‘poisonous setting’ for the varsity’s girls’s swim staff, one among her teammates declare. 

Talking anonymously to the Washington Examiner, the teammate stated Thomas, 22, was behaving entitled after she transitioned to a lady and left the boys’s swim staff, the place she competed in for 3 years. 

Thomas continues to attract controversy, which solely grew after she shattered girls’s swim data at UPenn. 

‘She laughs about it and mocks the state of affairs,’ the teammate advised the Examiner.

‘As a substitute of caring or exhibiting that she cares about what she’s doing or what she’s doing to her teammates, she’s not sympathetic or empathetic in any respect. 

‘She compares herself to Jackie Robinson,’ the teammate added, referencing the truth that Robinson broke the race barrier to turn out to be the primary black man to play Main League Baseball. 

‘She stated she is just like the Jackie Robinson of trans sports activities.’ 

Lia Thomas

Lia Thomas

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson

A UPenn swimmer claimed teammate Lia Thomas (left), a trans girl, has created a poisonous setting within the staff and referred to as herself ‘the Jackie Robinson of trans sports activities.’ Robinson (left) famously broke limitations as the primary black man to play within the MLB 

The anonymous teammate claims Thomas never reached out to her fellow teammates after joining the team and consistently makes arrogant remarks

The anonymous teammate claims Thomas never reached out to her fellow teammates after joining the team and consistently makes arrogant remarks

The nameless teammate claims Thomas by no means reached out to her fellow teammates after becoming a member of the staff and persistently makes conceited remarks

The trans athlete sparked controversy after shattering several UPenn women's records

The trans athlete sparked controversy after shattering several UPenn women's records

The trans athlete sparked controversy after shattering a number of UPenn girls’s data 

The teammate went on to assert that Thomas has by no means reached out to her new teammates and solely alienates them. 

‘All she does is make feedback to individuals like, ‘No less than I am nonetheless No. 1 within the nation,’ and people sorts of cocky issues,’ the teammate stated. 

‘She would not care how all that is affecting us and the way that is affecting our relationship to swimming. She would not care, and it makes it actually onerous to love her.’ 

The nameless teammate additionally added that Thomas continues to ignore the groups gown code of not carrying their staff gear whereas out in public, ignoring orders to not draw consideration to the staff to keep away from harassment. 

UPenn didn’t instantly reply to DailyMail.com’s request for remark. 

The teammate claimed Thomas (top left) does not care about how she is affecting other teammates and refuses to follow orders not to draw attention to herself

The teammate claimed Thomas (top left) does not care about how she is affecting other teammates and refuses to follow orders not to draw attention to herself

The teammate claimed Thomas (prime left) doesn’t care about how she is affecting different teammates and refuses to observe orders not to attract consideration to herself

DailyMail.com beforehand reported {that a} group of the staff’s 41 swimmers had deliberate to boycott their ultimate meet in late December over Thomas’ inclusion within the staff, however in the end determined in opposition to it resulting from fears of being perceived as transphobic and penalizing the staff earlier than the Ivy League championship.    

Thomas has beforehand stated she simply ties and ignores the backlash about her efficiency and standing on the staff. 

Final week Thomas misplaced in opposition to Yale transgender swimmer Iszac Henig, 20, who competed in his final match as a lady earlier than planning to take testosterone this 12 months and transitioning to male. 

Henig defeated Thomas within the 100-yard freestyle, ending with a time of 49.57, greater than three seconds forward of Thomas, who completed sixth with a time of 52.84.

He then powered Yale’s 400-yard freestyle relay to victory, swimming his leg in 50.45 seconds, whereas Thomas completed his leg in 51.94.

Henig additionally gained the 50-yard freestyle in 22.76 second, barely lacking breaking his private finest for the occasion of twenty-two.59.

The 2 might meet once more on the Ivy League championships subsequent month, although the pandemic canceled the 2020-21 season.

Henig still competes on the Ivy League school's women's team after coming out to coaches and teammates in April 2021, and told the New York Times in July that he was not taking hormones because he still wanted to compete

Henig still competes on the Ivy League school's women's team after coming out to coaches and teammates in April 2021, and told the New York Times in July that he was not taking hormones because he still wanted to compete

Henig, (back row, center), with her Yale swim teammates before announcing to them that she was transitioning to male

Henig, (back row, center), with her Yale swim teammates before announcing to them that she was transitioning to male

Yale trans swimmer Iszac Henig simply beat Lia Thomas final week in his lastly competitors on the ladies’s staff as he begins his transition to male

Source: Every day Mail

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