Track athletes shelter from the rain during the women’s pole vault qualification during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 2. Women athletes should be able to wear what they feel most comfortable competing in. Photo: AFP
Track athletes shelter from the rain during the women’s pole vault qualification during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 2. Women athletes should be able to wear what they feel most comfortable competing in. Photo: AFP
Salomé Grouard
Opinion

Opinion

Lunar by Salomé Grouard

Bikini bottoms vs shorts? Time to stop sexualising women athletes and their kit

  • From gymnastics and beach handball to grand slam tennis, there is excessive attention on what women wear. Instead, sportswear should be inclusive of different bodies, religions and health issues

Track athletes shelter from the rain during the women’s pole vault qualification during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 2. Women athletes should be able to wear what they feel most comfortable competing in. Photo: AFP
Track athletes shelter from the rain during the women’s pole vault qualification during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on August 2. Women athletes should be able to wear what they feel most comfortable competing in. Photo: AFP
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