The Beach Handball Euro 2017 Hungary vs. Norway in Zagreb, Croatia.
While the style and fit of sport apparel may seem like a minor detail in the broader scheme of things, what if it’s not? Let’s let women and girls dress for the role they want to play in women’s sport.
German gymnast Sarah Voss, who has protested against the sexualisation of female athletes, chose to wear a unitard rather than a revealing leotard at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
How Whee Young
For too long uniforms have been designed for the male gaze, leading to women being judged for their aesthetic appeal alongside their athletic talent.
Women’s elite sporting uniforms have long tried to balance ideas of “femininity” with athleticism – not always with success. But now women are increasingly taking control of their uniforms.