Inclusion in the world of sport is slowly becoming more visible, but this does not always mean a greater level of playing field when it comes to competition. That’s what afro-haired swimmers have trouble with clothes that touch them. But this will change soon.
of International Swimming Federation (FINA)) was approved a few days ago by Soul Cap Best suited to the hair of Afro-descendants. This comes after FINA was criticized for not approving the devices for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics citing the fact that they “did not follow the natural shape of the head”.
And not having a more suitable hat with afro hair is not an easy problem. This type of hair is characterized by hardness and dryness, therefore Chlorine in swimming pools can cause further drying damage.
For this reason, the new implementation was seen as a positive thing. in fact, Alice’s favoriteThe first African-American woman to represent Great Britain at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic swimming competition has backed FINA’s approval. “I am very happy and excited about this news. It sets the precedent for the sport; For selection, inclusion and acceptance” he explained in an Instagram post.
Certainly, many swimmers are motivated to improve their mood in competitive situations.