As Lisa Dillman reports (thanks reader Scott), the folks overseeing swimming have had enough of hi-tech suits. Inspiration for our friends in Far Hills and St. Andrews:
Among the proposals was that FINA establish its own independent control and testing program. Swimsuit makers can make submissions for approval of suits until March 31. The next major meet of significance is the world championships in Rome, starting July 18.
"With these amendments, FINA shows that it continues to monitor the evolution of the sport's equipment with the main objective of keeping integrity of sport," FINA President Mustapha Larfaoui said in a statement.