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Old 11-24-2019, 12:10 PM
 
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I remember a documentary years ago about some central and Eastern European male athletes who passed themselves off as women to compete in the Olympics. I could only find one example from Nazi Germany’s Berlin Olympics but I know there were several from the Soviet block countries. Does anyone have links and list of these athletes and what ultimately happened to them? When I tried searching for this information it was drowned out by all the transgender stuff going on today.
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Old 11-24-2019, 01:25 PM
 
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Here we go. Another excuse to dis "Soviet block" under any angle possible. Will end up in Russia is the aggressor and Putin is bloody monster in like 5 posts.
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Old 11-24-2019, 01:37 PM
 
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So one and ONLY such case was allegedly mis brought up as a female boy, Heinrich Ratien. His gender could not be clearly determined at birth and parents allegedly decided to bring him up as a girl, Dora.

https://static.life.ru/posts/2016/06...c4e4__980x.jpg
After his scandal revelation, he said that he is ahppy now as he finally can live as a man as he never understood, why he had to wear female outfits.


Why don't you also ask about Anthropological Olympic Games concocted by the US during St Luis Olympiad? Instead of routinely tossing crap at "soviet block"? Or, the marathon in Chicago, when runners were bitten by dogs and half of them left the rout due to terrible conditions?
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Old 11-25-2019, 12:26 PM
 
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Grabs popcorn.
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Old 11-25-2019, 02:04 PM
 
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Yeah he must work out

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Old 11-25-2019, 04:31 PM
 
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Here we go. Another excuse to dis "Soviet block" under any angle possible. Will end up in Russia is the aggressor and Putin is bloody monster in like 5 posts.
See, now I thought this thread was an excuse to bash transgendered people.
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Old 11-25-2019, 09:08 PM
 
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See, now I thought this thread was an excuse to bash transgendered people.
https://www.topendsports.com/events/...er-testing.htm

It was a real issue at first one time. In those Olympics there were some “women” athletes from some Eastern European countries who appeared to be men. When testing began, some of these “women” athletes dropped out of the competition. Later some revealed they were forced to compete as women to help raise their country’s medal count.
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Old 11-26-2019, 03:48 AM
 
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https://www.topendsports.com/events/...er-testing.htm

It was a real issue at first one time. In those Olympics there were some “women” athletes from some Eastern European countries who appeared to be men. When testing began, some of these “women” athletes dropped out of the competition. Later some revealed they were forced to compete as women to help raise their country’s medal count.
even today the boys are still beating up the girls as in high school wrestling
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Old 11-26-2019, 04:12 AM
 
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https://www.topendsports.com/events/...er-testing.htm

It was a real issue at first one time. In those Olympics there were some “women” athletes from some Eastern European countries who appeared to be men. When testing began, some of these “women” athletes dropped out of the competition. Later some revealed they were forced to compete as women to help raise their country’s medal count.
Then why don't you link something that establishes that, rather than the link you provided which doesn't?
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Old 11-26-2019, 08:18 AM
 
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Then why don't you link something that establishes that, rather than the link you provided which doesn't?
As I said before, I saw a documentary that included this issue (can’t remember the name nor network) but all searches I’ve made so far mainly turn up only trans-athlete stories.
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