So says the sport's international governing body. *
Out of respect for cultures and for women who like more clothing when playing sports, the International Volleyball Federation has said that participants in the Olympics can wear shorts and long-sleeve shirts.
Cultures in which female athletes "choose" to reveal more skin while playing competitive sports are welcome to continue to do so in London this summer.
Just out of curiosity--what are the collegiate sand volleyball players wearing? Are there uniform regulations for this sport yet?
*check out the photo accompanying the article. Kerri Walsh and Misty May Treanor look a little odd--and freezing--next to the other women on the podium who are wearing full body suits.