Alaska swimmers win reinstated after swimsuit controversy
No butts about this victory!
An Alaska high school swimmers win has been reinstated after she was initially disqualified over the fit of for her team-issued bathing suit, officials said.
The Anchorage School District said Tuesday the decision to disqualify the 17-year-old girl whose bathing suit apparently revealed too much of her buttocks was “heavy-handed and unnecessary,” the Anchorage Daily News reported.
The teens win on Friday was thrown out by a referee who ruled that the suit “was so far up I could see butt cheek touching butt cheek.”
In a written statement, school officials slammed the Alaska School Activities Association for making the call “based solely on how a standard, school-issued uniform happened to fit the shape of her body.”
The district appealed the disqualification, which was ultimately overturned by the athletic associatRead More – Source