Germany’s female gymnasts wear full-body unitards in stand against “sexualization” of sport – CBS News July 26, 2021

I saw this today on CBS News – Germany’s female gymnasts wear full-body unitards in stand against “sexualization” of sport: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/germany-female-gymnastics-unitard-against-sexualization-tokyo-olympic-games/. Longer article.

BY SOPHIE LEWIS July 26, 2021

Fans are used to seeing gymnasts wearing bold, colorful outfits covered in sparkly gems. But Team Germany made a statement with their outfits at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Sunday — completely covering their arms and legs with full-body unitards. 

The team says that the outfits are a protest against the “sexualization” of the sport.  

The looks were a stark departure from the sport’s standard bikini-cut leotards. They are much more similar to the body-covering outfits worn by male gymnasts during their routines. 

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