A police photograph of German Olympic athlete Dora Ratjen who had been arrested at a train station on suspicion of being a man in a dress. Magdeburg. Germany. September 21, 1938

A police photograph of German Olympic athlete Dora Ratjen who had been arrested at a train station on suspicion of being a man in a dress. Magdeburg. Germany. September 21, 1938

German rider Peter Schumacher went on trial in Stuttgart on Wednesday (April 10) following his recent doping admission. In an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel last month, Schumacher said that doping was part of his training just like eating a "plate of pasta". Schumacher tested positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO-CERA at the 2008 Tour de France and the Beijing Olympic Games but had always previously denied cheating. He was given a two-year ban, which was later reduced.

German rider Peter Schumacher went on trial in Stuttgart on Wednesday (April 10) following his recent doping admission. In an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel last month, Schumacher said that doping was part of his training just like eating a "plate of pasta". Schumacher tested positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO-CERA at the 2008 Tour de France and the Beijing Olympic Games but had always previously denied cheating. He was given a two-year ban, which was later reduced.

Dora Ratjen mugshot. Born a male but raised as a female, Ratjen competed on the female German track team. He set a world record for the high jump at the 1938 European Athletics Championships, but competed as a female at that event. His true identity was discovered while riding on a train headed for Cologne.

Dora Ratjen mugshot. Born a male but raised as a female, Ratjen competed on the female German track team. He set a world record for the high jump at the 1938 European Athletics Championships, but competed as a female at that event. His true identity was discovered while riding on a train headed for Cologne.

1936 Berlin Olympics Photograph - German Olympic Team Marching in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.

1936 Berlin Olympics Photograph - German Olympic Team Marching in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.

1938: Dora Ratjen, German Olympic athlete, who was arrested at a train station, they thought it was a guy in a dress

1938: Dora Ratjen, German Olympic athlete, who was arrested at a train station, they thought it was a guy in a dress

Replica of  German Olympic Decoration 1st Class

Replica of German Olympic Decoration 1st Class

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The German Olympic Uniforms Are Basically Pride Flags

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