Boris Johnson says transgender women shouldn't compete in women's sport

The Prime Minister recognised his opinion might be 'controversial'

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given his opinion on transgender athletes in sport, stating he doesn't believe transgender women should compete in women's sport.

While discussing the issue with the BBC, the Prime Minister suggested he is "immensely sympathetic" to trans people, after stating his personal belief that transgender women shouldn't be allowed to participate in women's sport. 

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