With Thomas in three fields, there was illegitimate racing,” he said in a Saturday op-ed. “Outside the competition venue, there were protestors.
Lia Thomas touts 'let trans kids play' message while finishing eighth in final swim
Swimming World editor-in-chief John Lohn said that Thomas’ time in the race’s final 50 yards “appears to be the fastest in history,” fueling speculation that Thomas held back until the end to avoid blowing the competition out of the water.
Lia Thomas breaks more records with second win at Ivy League championship