Cynthia Monteleone has been a former athletic performer who belongs to the United States. She has won world championships and has also been the winner of 400 meters world championships, along with the representative of Team USA in the masters’ competition. Despite all her athletic performances, she has defeated transgender runner Yanelle Del Mar Zape at the World Masters Athletic Championships 2018 and took first place. She is currently in the news because she came forward expressing her views over the male-bodied or transgender athletes participating in female sports with their identification as female.
Cynthia Monteleone Early Life
Cynthia Monteleone was born in 1977 which makes her 45 years old as of now. She describes herself as the mother, a Team USA World Masters track athlete, and a fighter who is running again for another gold medal. She stands for women’s protection. Cynthia spoke about the male-bodied athletes who continue to run on the female tracks and end up while having a part in women’s sports. Cynthia has competed for the Liberty High School in New York at the state level.
Under the direction of her coach Steve Coleman and Hazel Yaun, she has been able to fight against the other competitors. Ms. Monteleone describes herself as a 45 years old woman who is again trying to pursue the running field track. She has been the world champion on the track and field. Ms. Monteleone has also written a book called Fast Over 40. The book relates the long-term relationship of an athlete with a comprehensive plan. Through the medium of her book, she has also described her comeback at the running track field after being inspired by one of her daughters.
One of Cynthia’s daughters, Margaret Oneal Monteleone is currently studying at St. Anthony School in Maui Hawaii and where Cynthia is working as a teacher. During her senior years, Margaret has to compete against a biological male who transformed into a female. The mother-daughter duo criticized the unfair treatment caused to Margaret and came forward to speak about the male-bodied athletes. The woman says that if male-bodied athletes will continue to compete on the female track and teams it will end the women’s sports. The discussion surrounded the controversy and led the swimmer and transgender athlete Lia Thomas, 22, to come into the picture. Lia Thomas, who identified himself as a female, competed at the University of Pennsylvania and shattered the women’s record at the school.
Thomas was earlier competing for continuously three years at Penn as a man before transition. Recently on 17th February 2022, the Penn swimmer Thomas won the 500-yard freestyle race at Ivy League Championship along with Cynthia’s daughter. It is not the fact that her daughter came in second place but the duo witnessed injustice to the families of females. Cynthia Monteleone said that males have larger physical advantages. They seem to have at least 12% faster capability of performing athletes than their female counterparts. She is being praised for her thoughts and statements. She showed her gratitude saying that she loves the support of her loved ones, coaches, and Team USA teammates including her club team.
Cynthia Monteleone Biography
|Age (as of 2022)
|in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
|in Kilograms – 60 kg – in Pounds – 132 lbs
|Who is her husband?
Cynthia is a married personality who has been living life with her loving and caring husband Zane, with whom she has also developed a business venture. The pair have spent twenty years and Cynthia personally didn’t put the stress of running on the track; she left the track and field. But, after twenty years, she thought to again pick up her old spike and run for the track.
Monteleone and her husband, Zane are blessed with adorable three teenage children (two daughters and one son) who are ready to make their career in high school. The family resides in Hawaii. She once said that she never thought of running again after becoming a mother of three.
Cynthia Monteleone Net Worth
Cynthia Monteleone is surely earning a hefty amount. She holds a business venture along with her husband, Zane. Both are running at a moderate pace and are supporting each other. This is the reason Cynthia stepped again on the running track.