Transgender athlete Rachel McKinnon defends track world title

The Canadian racer claimed a second rainbow jersey in the Masters Track Worlds in Manchester

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Transgender athlete Rachel McKinnon successfully defended her track World Championship title in Manchester.

McKinnon became the first transgender racer to win a rainbow jersey last season, competing in the 35-39 age category sprint during the UCI Masters Track World Championships in Los Angeles.

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