A controversy in synchronized swimming has erupted over the swimsuits of the Spanish team. What's causing the stir? They want to have lights on their outfits. “It looks a bit like Christmas lights,” Spanish swimmer Andrea Fuentes said. “This is a very conservative sport … their excuse that is you cannot have accessories on your swimsuit, but they are sewn in. If you use those standards, sequins are a type of accessory."
Synch swimming is already one of the more odd Olympic sports, but to add lights? Before you know it, the event will look more like IGLA's Pink Flamingo than an Olympic event.