Julie Dibens: Modesty Patches

2004 Olympics in Athens, British Olympic swimmers and triathletes (Michelle Dillon and Julie Dibens among them) had special modesty patches applied to their swimsuits... after discovering that their swimsuits were transparent in water!

["The fronts are made of skin-tight white Lycra and you can see everything if you get water on them," seamstress Christine Spencer explained. "Now I've sewed extra Lycra panels into the chests."]

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