This ties into the myth of the “level playing field”, which is often touted as what makes sport fair. But the playing field is never level. A child raised in a wealthy family with access to expert coaching and excellent nutrition has a dis…
Rachel Anne Williams
You many several excellent points, some of which are similar to the ones I made here:
Aren’t Women-Only Sports Events Patronising and Sexist?
Shouldn’t sex discrimination in sport be a thing of the past?
The question arises: Why do we have women-only events at all, when other people, who are disadvantaged in other ways (such as not being tall or not coming from a wealthy background — as you mentioned), don’t get their own special, restricted-entry events, so they can win, too? Isn’t that discrimination?