Gymnasts will before long have the alternative of wearing head covers while they contend after the game’s administering body proposed a standard change.
The International Gymnastics Federation Executive Committee, which administers the game around the world, met through video gathering last week where they examined the subject. At the gathering it was concurred head covers ought to be allowable given they meet certain necessities.
The board specified that the covering should be tight fitting around the head and leave the competitor’s face completely uncovered. It should likewise not cause any danger while the competitor is performing and should be a similar shading as the competitor’s opposition clothing.
A proposition will be presented at the following panel meeting where it is relied upon to be passed.
The EC likewise concurred that competitors needing to wear head covers should be permitted to do as such as long as the covering regards wellbeing conditions and attire necessities,” the FIG said in a proclamation.
“A proposition with this impact will be presented in the Advertising rules for apparel and their supplements, which are set to be supported at the following EC meeting.”
“To be allowed, the head covering will most strikingly must be tight fitting around the head and leave the competitor’s face completely uncovered, with the goal that it causes no danger while the competitor is performing. It will likewise must be a similar shading as the opposition clothing,” it proceeded.
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The move is the most recent to modernize clothing standards in acrobatic, and comes only months after German competitors wore full bodysuits in contest interestingly.
At the Tokyo Olympics, the German ladies’ creative aerobatic group wore full-length unitards in a dissent against the sexualization of the game.
Acrobat Sarah Voss, who drove the position close by her Olympic colleagues Elisabeth Seitz, Kim Bui, and Pauline Schaefer, told the BBC in April that the bodysuits could assist gymnasts with feeling more great, both in rivalry and during training.
She additionally said she trusted she could turn into a good example for more youthful ladies searching for approaches to feel more happy with proceeding with a profession in vaulting.
“A few young ladies quit this wonderful game, so that is the reason this is an incredible alternative for everybody to remain in the game they love and don’t contemplate whatever else about their body, pretty much their exhibition,” she said.