A man identifying as a woman has won bronze in the women’s 400m at the 2023 World Para Athletics Championships in Paris.
Valentina Petrillo, a 49-year-old man who believes he’s a woman, added to his list of accolades in the women’s category on Thursday by winning a women’s championship medal, Reduxx reports.
BREAKING: A trans-identified male has taken bronze in the women's 400m T12 at the World Para Athletics Championships.
Valentina Petrillo has several women's athletic titles, but this is his first women's world championship medal.
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Petrillo competed in a division reserved for those with visual impairment. Petrillo, whose real name is Fabrizio, suffers from Stargardt disease, a degenerative eye condition.
Petrillo placed third in the race, beating out Fatima…