A certain meaning is hidden in the blue competition leotard of the American women’s gymnastics team.
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- The leotards of the American women’s gymnastics team are associated with American history.
- Russian uniforms do not carry the Russian flag due to sanctions by doping scandals.
- The Australian Opening Ceremony suit was lined with the names of all Australian gold medalists.
The blue leotard for the qualifying of the American women’s gymnastics team was designed with 76 stars after becoming independent in 1776.
Grace McCallum of the United States who acts as a floor exercise in the gymnastics women’s group qualifying.
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Created by American leotard brand GK Elite, this leotard is made from recycled materials.Uses 6467 Swarovski crystalsA person in charge at the company told Insider.
The leotard worn by the American team in the gymnastics women’s team final uses 7,600 Swarovski crystals, also named after the independent 1776.
Simone Biles of the Tokyo Olympics, Gymnastics Women’s Team Final.
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“The design, which symbolizes patriotism in red, white and blue, represents strength and greatness to inspire a team of men and women aiming for a gold medal in Tokyo,” said a GK Elite representative.Told Insider。
Simone Biles wore a leotard with a “GOAT” that called her the Greatest Of All Time at other pre-Olympic Games.
Simone Biles wears a leotard with a rhinestone goat.
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“GOAT (Greatest Of All Time)” statusRecognized, Byles playerThe leotard is decorated with a goat named “Goldie”) in rhinestones.I started.She told reporter Megan DiTrolio of the fashion magazine Marie Claire that the goat’s design is a message to those who criticize her.Told。
“This idea is to fight back against those who hate me,” she revealed.
“They felt it was unfair to say that it wasn’t fair if I said something there, even though they could keep saying what they liked. (People who hate me)” If she’s in a leotard I was joking, “If you put on a goat …”, but if you do that, they will be very angry. “
“But then I thought,’Oh, this might actually be a good idea. If you don’t like it, hate it. Let’s make it loved by fans.’ That’s what I did. That’s why, “said Byles.
NBC News Reporter Mike GavinReported that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) logo and brand guidelines would not allow the goat Goldie to be depicted on Biles’ Olympic leotards.
The Dutch women’s gymnastics team put the Japanese country name in the leotard in honor of the host country
The Dutch team of women’s gymnastics to enter.
On the front of the black, white and orange uniforms,“Netherlands” in JapaneseWas written. The orange letters are bordered in white and adorned with orange rhinestones.
Motoko Rich, Tokyo bureau chief of the New York TimesWhat I pointed out on TwitterIt was a heartwarming gratitude for the Dutch people for Japan.
Henrik Rodl, head coach of the German men’s basketball team, also wore a shirt with the Japanese country name on it.
German men’s basketball coach Henrik Ladle at the Tokyo Olympics.
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The front of the shirt had the letters “Germany” in Japanese.
American men’s basketball team Jayson Tatum pays homage to his favorite player and has been numbered Kobe Bryant.
Jayson Tatum of the American men’s basketball team.
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“It’s the first Olympics since I lost him, so it makes more sense,” Tatum said.Told ESPN。
“I’m not wearing it lightly.”
The uniforms worn by Russian athletes at the Olympic Games are not allowed to use the Russian flag due to sanctions by doping scandals.Instead, the Russian-colored Olympic logo is used
A Russian team that is pleased to win gold metal in a men’s gymnastics group. The chest of the jersey has the Russian-colored Olympic logo.
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At the Russian OlympicsNational doping problemThe Court of Arbitration for Sport imposed four years of sanctions after the discovery, but by 2020 it was shortened to two years.
Russian athletes who are not involved in the doping program can participate in the competition on behalf of the Russian Olympic Committee, but cannot wear the Russian flag or listen to the national anthem at the medal award ceremony.
The Australian team’s opening ceremony jacket features the names of all Olympic gold medalists.
George Ford, an Australian water polo player wearing an opening ceremony jacket. The lining of the jacket bears the names of successive gold medalists.
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Australian apparel brand,Designed by SportscraftThe jacket bears the names of 320 Australian athletes who have won gold medals at the Olympic Games so far.
(Translation: Mayuko Oba, Editing: Toshihiko Inoue)