In 1942 Torremadé announced that the original assignment of sex had been in error. Later that year he had surgery and announced that he, Jordi, was a man. Maria's records were then invalidated.
- Julián García Candau. "La historia de María (Jorge) Torremadé" Farode Vigo, 28/09/2009. www.farodevigo.es/deportes/2009/09/28/historia-maria-jorge-torremade/372370.html.
- "19 anos de Maria a Jordi Torremadé". El Mundo Deportivo, 5 de noviembre de 1982. http://hemeroteca-paginas.mundodeportivo.com/EMD01/HEM/1982/11/05/MD19821105-023.pdf.