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(LifeSiteNews) — Riley Gaines, the American swimmer turned conservative activist and advocate for women’s sports, took a direct shot at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after a gender-confused biological male who claims to be a female set a Canadian women’s powerlifting record last weekend.

“@JustinTrudeau’s radical disdain for women (and reality) in effect,” Gaines posted Monday in a video on X (formerly Twitter).

“There is a new Canadian national record holder in women’s powerlifting. The only problem is it wasn’t set by a woman.”

Gaines is a former University of Kentucky All-American swimmer and is best known for speaking out against men competing against women in sports because of transgender ideology.

In the video post, she took aim at the gender-confused person who goes by the name of “Anne” Andres, 40, who over the weekend set a Canadian powerlifting record at the Canadian Powerlifting Union’s 2023 Western Canadian Championship despite strong opposition from females in the sport.

Andres out-lifted the females in the category by over 200 kilograms, winning first place in the Female Masters Unequipped category.

Andres had earlier this year mocked women in the sport in a video posted on Instagram, saying, “Why is women’s bench so bad? I mean, not compared to me, we all know that I’m a training freak, so that doesn’t count… I mean, standard bench in powerlifting competition for women. I literally don’t understand why it’s so bad.”

Gaines took issue with Andres’ comments in her Monday X video post, saying, “Let’s rephrase that (Andres’ comments). Women’s bench might be bad to you because you are a male who’s gone through male puberty with a male amount of testosterone.”

“Being a woman or a female athlete doesn’t mean we’re inferior or not capable of accomplishing incredible things, but it means we’re different to men. And that’s exactly why the women’s sporting category was ever even created,” she said.

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Gaines noted that women “deserve to be recognized and celebrated based on those physical ceilings and our own uniqueness.”

“Andres’ record is a mediocre lift by a mediocre male powerlifter because the Canadian powerlifting union is discriminating against female athletes,” she added in her video.

Canadian competitive powerlifter April Hutchinson noted during a recent episode of the Piers Morgan Uncensored show that it has been “very disheartening,” to witness what has been taking place in her sport.

On Monday, Hutchinson thanked Gaines for speaking out against biological males competing in women’s sports.

“Thanks for the support my friend. This insanity has to stop. Shame on @JustinTrudeau and the Canadian Powerlifting Union,” Hutchinson posted on X (formerly Twitter).

Scientific research continues to reaffirm that males have an edge over females in most sports when it comes to their physical capabilities, which are not eliminated by cross-sex hormones.

There have been some athletics governing bodies, such as World Track and Field, that have banned competitors from participating in categories that do not align with one’s biological sex. Also, others have created special categories for gender-confused athletes.

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