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Inspectors to check for legal suits

Updated: June 15, 2009, 8:09 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Michael Phelps, Dara Torres and everyone else competing at next month's U.S. nationals won't be alone in the ready room before their races.

Joining them in the typically small and tense area where swimmers wait before going on deck will be inspectors making sure athletes are wearing approved suits. Those who aren't will be told to change on the spot or be disqualified.

Suit inspectors are just part of USA Swimming's new plans to implement FINA's rules on approved ...

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