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Some parents within Connecticut's high school track and field circle expressed outraged when two transgender students took home top prizes at the state championships for girls. Transgender high school sophomores Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood came in first and second place, respectively, in the meter race at the State Open Finals June 4, angering some parents who complained they had a competitive advantage over non-transgender students. Miller, who also won the top prize for the meter race representing Bulkeley High School in Hartford, and Yearwood were born male, but they now identify as females.
Michael Duane Johnson born September 13, is an American retired sprinter who won four Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships gold medals in the span of his career. He also once held the world's best time in the m. Johnson is generally considered one of the greatest and most consistent sprinters in the history of track and field. Johnson is the only male athlete in history to win both the metres and metres events at the same Olympics, a feat he accomplished at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta.