A US teen disqualified after winning a swim meet over a school-approved bathing suit that bared too much of her buttocks has been reinstated following an uproar.
Organizers stripped the high school swimmer of victory in one of four races in Alaska last Friday because of a “uniform violation.”
The referee who made the decision argued it was justified as she could see “butt cheek touching butt cheek.”
The ruling outraged a local coach who challenged the decision in a blog post that accused the referee of singling out the 17-year-old student because of her race and for being curvy and full-figured.
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