then this is what the male sprinters would be wearing.
This repost is part of our Summer Slowdown revisiting of the blog archives. This post was originally published on 30th August, 2006.
It’s instructive to compare male and female track costumes over the last few decades.
The 1984 Olympics:
The 2000 Olympics:
The August 2006 European Championships:
Strange how the costumes are moving in opposite directions on the short-long axis. At the next Olympics I expect these empowerful women to be running in Sports Corsets.