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But it was brought forward when Olympic legend Michael Phelps threatened to withdraw until the suits were outlawed.The return to common textile suits, men in shorts and women in suits above the knee and to the shoulder strap, would mean world records would be almost impossible to better in the short term.The World Swimming Federation’s decision came amid calls from a number of national swimming federations for record breaking suits to be banned.However, the question of exactly how to define “allowable textiles” is unlikely to be determined until the next Fina bureau meeting in September or October.”If what I have been told is spot on, it’s a return to textiles. It’s the only way to go,” said British swimming’s performance director Michael Scott.Scott also backed the idea of putting an asterisk by world records that were achieved in polyurethane suits to distinguish them from records before and after their introduction.Double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington refuses to wear one of the new, faster suits but many of her rivals, including fellow Briton Jo Jackson, will.”I think it’s a shame to be honest,” the 20 year old Adlington told BBC Sport. “Swimming always used to be a level playing field.”I can remember watching when they were just in trunks and 100% textile suits, whereas now it’s very, very different.”The technology has just taken off in the last year, it’s come from nowhere.
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