Gold standard

O'Mahony, Marie
July 2012
Selvedge;Jul/Aug2012, Issue 47, p32
The article discusses sports equipment and sportswear used by athletes in the 2012 Olympic Games, with a focus on performance-enhancing gear and regulations. Topics include bans in Olympic swimming events of certain garments by the Fastskin line developed by the swimwear company Speedo; specially designed shoes for Olympic athletes by the manufacturer Nike; and the role of textiles in sports garments.


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