Mark House is an attorney in the United States and an IWF Category 2 Technical Official. He is active in governance issues with the IWF and USA Weightlifting.
The views expressed here are his and may not reflect the views of either of those bodies.
Mark House writes: "I would like to publicly apologise to Laurel Hubbard for originally referring to her by the name she used before her transition. I recognise now that this did not display respect. I appreciate the opportunity to learn, and always want to treat people with dignity and respect."