German gymnasts wear unitards in Olympics to criticize sexism
Germany's women's gymnasts team compete with full-body suits
German gymnasts wore unitards at the Tokyo Olympics in an anti-sexism statement on Sunday.
Germany's women's gymnasts team of Sarah Voss, Pauline Schaefer-Betz, Elisabeth Seitz, and Kim Bui competed with the full-body suits covering their legs and thighs.
They also trained with the full body-length outfits on Thursday.
German athletes also wore the unitards during the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Basel in April.
Voss had previously explained her choice to wear the full-body suit, urging "especially younger athletes to wear what they feel most comfortable in."Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.