Lia Thomas, a swimmer on the University of Pennsylvania women’s swim team, has been making waves in and out of the pool. The 22-year-old senior recently shattered Penn records in the 200m and 500m freestyle at a tri-meet with Cornell and Princeton on November 20.
But the swimmer, formerly known as Will Thomas, previously competed for the university as a man, raising questions as to the legitimacy of Thomas’s records.
Cynthia Monteleone joins Independent Women’s Forum and Independent Women’s Law Center for a live conversation about this growing threat to the future of women’s sports. Watch the recording below: