Breckynn Willis, a member of the swim team at Dimond High School in Anchorage, Alaska, had competed in four events at a swim competition Friday. After she won a heat, a race official deemed that her swimsuit had shifted into a position that showed too much of her backside. In the statement, the school district did not name the official who disqualified Willis, but said it is moving to decertify the individual.
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A top female swimmer in Alaska was disqualified from a race she had already won when a referee ruled that her bathing suit was immodest and showed off too much backside, officials said Monday. Alaska follows national high school standards that call for male swimmers to have their buttocks covered and for girls to have both their buttocks and breasts covered. Willis wore to the meet a school-issued swimsuit that follows the requirements put forth by the high school sport's governing body, a district statement on Monday said.
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Please refresh the page and retry. I magine at age 17, when all the pressures of social media, image-consciousness and insecurities are at their peak, being publicly body shamed and prematurely sexualised while competing at a school sporting event. Imagine being sent the message, when you are just a child, that the way you look - not your ability - will determine your success. This must end".
By Lauren Fruen For Dailymail. A teenage girl wearing her high school issued bathing suit had her swimming victory taken away for 'exposing too much buttocks' in decision branded 'racist and sexist' by coaches. Breckynn Willis, 17, left, was told she had been disqualified from the race in Anchorage, Alaska, after crushing the competition in the m freestyle last Friday.