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Bodysuit

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Olympic champion Ian Thorpe in a customized body suit
Evgeny Drattsev (middle) with Ekaterina Seliverstova (left) and Sergey Bolshakov (right) at the 2011 FINA World Championships, all wearing bodysuits without arm sleeves

noun - A body suit is a full-length polyurethane tech suit that goes from neck and wrists to ankles. It has been outlawed from competitive pool and open water swimming competitions by FINA and its affiliated members and national governing bodies. Generically speaking, it also refers to any legal tech suits allowed by FINA and its affiliated members and national governing bodies.

Usage[edit]

The swimmer no longer wears his body suit due to the FINA ban.

Synonyms[edit]

technical swimsuit, bubble suit, techsuit, technical racing suit, polyurethane body suits

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