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Sweden agrees with Norway Olympic bikini protest

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  • Last Monday the Norwegian women's beach handball team was fined the quivalence of 15,000 SEK for not wearing short enough bikini bottoms during Sunday's European championship game.
  • Robert Wedberg, secretery-general for the Swedish Handball Federation is critical of the female uniform requirements and says they are lobbying for change internationally.
  • In international beach handball competitions, female athletes must wear sports bras and tight fitting bikini bottoms with sides no longer than 10 centimeters. The uniform for male players consits of board shorts and tank tops.