Lia Thomas, formerly known as Will Thomas, has been the subject of numerous controversies.
A number of athletes have taken notice of the young athlete, who has been shattering and breaking new records.
After her medal-worthy efforts in the 200m and 500m freestyle events, the University of Pennsylvania swimmer’s performance has attracted a lot of attention.
Is Lia Thomas a Boy or Girl?
Lia Thomas identifies as a transgender woman.
Lia was born and reared as a guy, and her transformation into a woman is unknown to the general population.
However, her last competition as a male competitor took place on November 16, 2019.
Lia was a dedicated swimmer prior to her current appearance as a female athlete.
Lia used to play for the school’s men’s team as Will Thomas for three years before switching to the women’s team.
Although her transitional details are kept private, NCAA rules require her to have completed a year of testosterone suppression medication in order to compete in a competition.
Her total time for the 200m freestyle was 1:43:47, while her total time for the 500m freestyle was 4:35:06.