Dress Code Rule Changed
After A Sexist Mandate
After several years of trying to change the female beach handball dress code players will finally stop being fined for wearing shorts. Read key points below.
- In July 2021 Norwegian federation was fined because their handball players wore “improper clothing” at the European Championship in July. They wore shorts instead of bikinis.
- Earlier this week it was announced that bikini-style uniforms are no longer mandated for the players.
- Even though, Norwegian team who started the anti sexist dress code protest and players all over the world are happy with the amendment, they acknowledge that there is still a gender divide in the updated International Handball Federation (IHF) equipment rules.
- Female players are told to wear pants “with a close fit” while men’s shorts can be “not too baggy”.
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