The current speedo-designed swimsuit for the Australian Olympic swim team is so unfavorable with the swimmers that only two people are willing to wear it. Speedo is the official sponsor of the Australian Olympic team.
THERE’S no end in sight to the Speedo suit controversy plaguing the Australian swimming team and their chief sponsor, with just two swimmers willing to wear the Speedo product in its current form.
According to sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell, who have both qualified for London, dissatisfaction with the Elite Fastskin Pro suit Speedo presented to the Olympic team is so high many are applying for official exemptions to regulations demanding they compete in it.
”I think there’s about two people on the team who are happy with the Speedo suit at the moment,” Bronte Campbell said.
”I think most of the team is happy with the older Speedo suit, so they may have to look at [wearing] that, but it’s not really an issue for us at all and I can’t really comment on what anyone else thinks of it.”
Both the Bronte sisters are sponsored by adidas and will wear an unmarked adidas suit, as they were among the 32 athletes who successfully applied to the Australian Olympic Committee for… continue reading
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