Murderer Alex Stewart – beforehand Alan Baker – beat different contestants within the multi-discipline health event at HM Prison Greenock, Scotland, the Daily Record experiences.
While dwelling as a person, Stewart killed dad-of-two John Weir, 36, after inviting him to his residence.
The two males had met simply hours earlier on a homosexual relationship web site. He stabbed John no less than 16 instances.
Stewart has not had gender reassignment surgical procedure however resides life as a lady within the feminine part of the jail.
The 29-year-old, who has repeatedly complained about her remedy behind bars, triumphed in disciplines together with rowing, weights, sit-ups and press-ups.
A supply stated: “The remainder of them shouldn’t have bothered even coming into.
“It was surreal. Everybody knew it wasn’t very reasonable, however no person was allowed to say it.
“The girls inmates have needed to settle for that Stewart is being allowed to stay as a lady, regardless of not having had surgical procedure.
“That means she is within the showers similtaneously different inmates, which some have discovered fairly awkard.
“She has the suitable to find out her personal gender.
“That is ok as a result of the overwhelming majority of the ladies consider in inclusiveness and equality.
“She educated exhausting and gained the occasion by a ways. A rustic mile.”
“Everybody knew she was training hard for the event,” the supply continued. “She didn’t enter final 12 months and perhaps this can be a signal of her new confidence.
“She’s really a pleasant lady. A little bit of a drama queen, however good.
“But different ladies felt ashamed and cheated. They felt that they’d no probability proper from the beginning.
“But that didn’t hassle Stewart. She simply accepted the title and the trophy and appeared very happy with herself.
“She had educated for just a few weeks and so far as she is worried all of it got here good.
“None of the jail workers cracked a light-weight that they thought something was improper with the competitors.
”It didn’t assist that the trophy this 12 months was lots greater than regular.
“The other contestants just thought they never had a chance, there was a bit of outrage.”
The event, held in December, noticed about 10 inmates enter. They needed to do one minute on a number of completely different equipment to resolve who’s the fittest.
The supply added: “On rowing alone Stewart blew everyone else away. She absolutely smashed it. She did far more strokes in a minute than anyone else.”
As effectively because the trophy – stated to be a foot excessive – Stewart was rewarded with a “goodie bag” which included chocolate, crisps, snacks, espresso and tea, juice, cleaning soap and toiletries.
The supply added: “That sort of stuff in jail is actual forex.
“You can use it to alternate for something you need.
“The trophy is inscribed ‘HMP Greenock Miss Fitness 2017’.”
Stewart is alleged to be studying about hairdressing and find out how to apply make-up within the jail’s magnificence salon.
As Alan Baker, he invited John into his residence in Bonhill, close to Dumbarton, in January 2013 earlier than killing him.
He claimed to have acted in self defence after his sufferer was stabbed to dying however was convicted of homicide and making an attempt to cowl up his crime on the High Court in Dumbarton.
Sentencing Baker on the High Court in Glasgow months later, choose Lord Boyd instructed Baker he was responsible of a “wicked and brutal” assault. He sentenced him to 19 years.
The courtroom heard how John went to Baker’s residence after they swapped particulars on the relationship web site.
In his proof, Baker – who described himself as “predominately gay” – stated John appeared “a nice gentleman” and that there was “no animosity”.
The trial heard claims he later pushed John away when the sufferer allegedly tried to get intimate.
Baker stated a battle broke out after he was punched on the chest.
He stated when he ultimately “came round”, he realised there was a physique on the ground and that there was a blade within the lavatory.
Baker then put his sufferer’s garments, boots and cell phone in a bag earlier than dumping them close to his flat.
He additionally tried to wash his blood soaked property earlier than police arrived. Officers discovered a wheelie bin in the lounge.
Baker had stated: “I don’t really have a recollection of bringing in the wheelie bin. The only assumption I can make is that I brought it in to dispose of the body in a panic.”
The jury rejected claims he had been performing in self defence.
The assassin beforehand wrote in jail journal Inside Time, saying: “To transition in society is hard enough but to do it in prison is even harder.”
A Scottish Prison Service spokeswoman stated: “We do not comment on individual inmates.”