FINA wants to examine slick new swimsuit after wave of world records

Updated: March 24, 2008, 8:19 PM ET
Associated Press

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands -- The slick new swimsuit that has led to 12 world records already this year will be examined by swimming's governing body amid debate about the quest for speed in the pool.

"There are concerns about suits being like triathlon suits, which are thicker," FINA executive director Cornel Marculsecu told SwimNews.com on Monday. "There are buoyancy issues. We have to review this."

There have been 13 world records set since mid-February, 12 in the LZR Racer, ...

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