High school athlete disqualified over swimsuit modesty rule

 

September 12, 2019



ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A race judge at an Alaska high school swim meet disqualified a state champion swimmer after concluding that that her team-issued swimsuit did not meet modesty requirements.

The decision outraged a competing coach and the Anchorage School District announced it will review the decision that disqualified the 17-year-old Dimond High School swimmer from a heat victory at a meet Friday, Anchorage television station KTUU reported .

“If we find that this was an error in judgment by an official, we are going to definitely ensure that there are steps in place so that it d...



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