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Connecticut Runner Suing To Stop Transgender Competitors Wins At Track Meet

Pat Eaton-Robb
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AP

A runner who sued to stop transgender athletes from participating in girls track in Connecticut won a head-to-head race for the second time against her transgender opponent. 

Chelsea Mitchell won the 55-meter dash Saturday at the Connecticut State Open track meet. 

Terry Miller, who is transgender, came in third. Mitchell last week beat Miller in the Class S championship race.

Mitchell and two other runners filed a lawsuitthis month seeking to block a state policy that allows high school athletes to compete based on the gender with which they identify. 

They argued transgender girls have an unfair physical advantage.

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