Women’s sand volleyball is sex-fixated and discriminating, stated former
Swedish equality minister Margareta Winberg. She gets support from her
(Foto: Gero Breloer, EPA/Scanpix)
Men are allowed to play sand volleyball in shorts and singlets, while women
are not allowed to wear bikini bottoms that have side seams that are broader
than seven centimetres.
Norwegian sandvolley duo Katrine Maaseide and Susanne Glesnes
Foto: Anders Wiklund / SCANPIX
«This is not sport. This is sex-fixated entertainment,» fumed Margareta
Winberg, the former Swedish minister for equality, according to the Swedish
She gets support from her Norwegian colleague Long Litt Woon.
«This sexualizing of the public sphere is a problem, and this have to be
seen in light of that,» said Long Litt Woon, to aftenposten.no. «It would be
interesting to hear the argumentation for this from the International