The Women Of Germany's Gymnastics Team Are Wearing Full-Length Suits To Reject Sexualisation In The Sport

In a statement, German gymnast Elisabeth Seitz said: 'We wanted to show that every woman, everybody, should decide what to wear.'

7/27/2021 5:10:00 AM

In a statement, German gymnast Elisabeth Seitz said: “We wanted to show that every woman, everybody, should decide what to wear.”

In a statement, German gymnast Elisabeth Seitz said: 'We wanted to show that every woman, everybody, should decide what to wear.'

Marijan Murat/ Picture Alliance via Getty ImagesSeitz said:"It's about what feels comfortable. We wanted to show that every woman, everybody, should decide what to wear."Ezra Shaw / Getty ImagesShe also highlighted that while the unitard was their preferred choice, all gymnasts should be free to decide what they want to wear, based on how they're feeling on the day.

Man Running After Bus Delights Bus Occupants Karol G Fought Her Way to the Top of the Reggaetón World. What's Next? Rihanna’s Met Gala After Party was The Hottest One Yet

Picture Alliance / dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images"We decided this is the most comfortable leotard for today. That doesn't mean we don't want to wear the normal leotard any more. It is a decision day by day, based on how we feel and what we want."

Currently, the rules of the International Gymnastics Federation state that female competitors are allowed to wear one-piece leotards — as long as it is an elegant design and the colours of the pants match the leotard itself.Photo by Tom Weller/ Picture Alliance via Getty Images headtopics.com

So, although no rules were broken, this was a huge step forward in allowing athletes to compete and wear whatever they feel comfortable in — as long as it allows them to perform to the best of their abilities. Read more: BuzzFeed »

Simone Biles Gives Emotional Testimony at Senate Hearing on FBI's Handling of Nassar Investigation

Simone Biles spoke out about how she blames 'an entire system that enabled and perpetuated' former doctor Larry Nassar's 'abuse'

♥️ Well you can decide what to wear when you are at home. The Olympics has rules, with that said, I agree that the ladies should have choices within the rules. If they want yo wear a Lycra short versus a bikini button why not? All I can say is... 'D4mn ...works for me..!!'

German politicians criticize warning to unvaccinated peopleGerman politicians across the political spectrum have criticized a warning by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff that restrictions for unvaccinated people may be necessary if COVID-19 infection numbers reach new heights in the coming months 당신이 거듭난 후 죄로 돌아가면 당신은 예수 그리스도를 드러 내놓고 욕되게 하는 것입니다 BenchmarkOfGod Is that vaccinator's shirt a vaccine side-effect? 😉 Neoliberalism hanging on by a thread in Europe. Here comes the hurricane, LOL

German Gymnasts Will Wear Whatever They Want, ThanksIn contrast to *some* global sports federations you might know, the International Gymnastics Federation is perfectly fine with women gymnasts opting for less-revealing uniforms

Hedgie stumble takes German M&A to surreal heightsInvestors sank landlord Vonovia’s $21 bln Deutsche Wohnen offer, even though they wanted it to succeed. Too many sat on the shares, hoping for a fatter payout courtesy of Berlin’s odd takeover rules. While the deal may be salvageable, it’s a clear sign of the need for reform.

Gymnastics-German team wears full-body suit at Tokyo qualificationsThe German women's gymnastics team wore full-body suits in qualifications at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday after saying their fashion choice went against the sexualisation of their sport and showed that women could wear what they choose. That's good if they're comfortable That's how it should be Good idea

Germany's Women's Gymnastics Team Wore Statement-Making Unitards at the OlympicsThe German women's artistic gymnastics team wore full-length unitards to its Tokyo Olympics qualification round on July 25.

Gymnastics-German team wears full-body suit at Tokyo qualificationsThe German women's gymnastics team wore full-body suits in qualifications at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday after saying their fashion choice went against the sexualisation of their sport and showed that women could wear what they choose. That's good if they're comfortable That's how it should be Good idea