Speedo, the company that launched the assault on swimming worlds records with its revolutionary LZR Racer suit, blasted the sport's governing body Saturday for its decision to ban high-tech bodysuits.
Nike will allow its swimmers to wear Speedo's sleek LZR Racer instead of its own suit at the Beijing Olympics.
If the current trend continues, world records could become the norm after the International Swimming Federation ruled Speedo's new high-tech LZR Racer suit is legal.
Speedo's new LZR Racer suit has taken the swimming world by storm, helping to set 16 world records since it was unveiled less than two months ago.
The LZR Racer has triggered a wave of world records in the pool. Now German swimmers say they could be clad in an even better high-tech suit at the Beijing Olympics.
A new challenger to the Speedo LZR Racer swimsuit is making its debut at the French Olympic trials this week.