Two-time Paralympic world champion from Great Britain, Olivia Brin, had to go through an embarrassing situation during the English Athletics Championships, which was held in Bedford, 74 kilometers from London. The 24-year-old, who will be participating in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, learned from the ruling that her swimming trunks were “too short and ill-fitting”.
Brin, who has cerebral palsy, told The Guardian that he was wearing the official adidas swimsuit for 2021. Moreover, he wondered if the man would ever have to listen to such comments. “Once I finished the long jump, an official felt it necessary to tell me that my running summaries were too short and inadequate. I was speechless.”
The bronze medalist at the 2012 London Olympics stated that she had been wearing the same style of speed swimwear for many years and that it was tailored to the competition. “I hope to use it in Tokyo,” he said.
The British representative of the Parathelatic Games is a two-time world champion in two disciplines. In 2015, he won the 4×100 race in the T35-38 class at the Dubai edition, in Qatar, and two years later he won the gold medal in the T38 long jump race, which was held in London.
She confirmed to the English newspaper that she intends to file a formal complaint with the athletics in the United Kingdom. Your case is not the only one. Breen’s former training partner has reported a similar issue to the FA, but has yet to receive a response.
Both were furious because in 2021, one of the judges took that approach while competing. “I was really shocked by the number of players or their coaches who told me about similar incidents that happened to them.”
British hitmaker Amelia Stricker put her up in arms and said judges who made these “unnecessary” comments should be barred from acting. “We’re there to compete. Don’t you like clothes? Don’t judge. We don’t need employees adding unnecessary stress at these times.”
“Athletes should not be subjected to such criticism when there is already so much pressure on them to be ‘perfect,'” she added. So far, athletics organizations in the UK and England have not commented.