ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – One day after the Alaska School Activities Association reversed the failure of a Dimond High School swimmer to win his race, his coach spoke.
Dimond High Swim Coach Scott O & # 39; Brien released the following statement:
- "The Dimond High Swimming and Diving Team would like to thank everyone for their support in this difficult situation. We would like to thank the Anchorage School District for its efforts to recover the disqualification. for our student-athletes to get back to what they love ̵1; swimming, team captain, and being a high school senior.We ask everyone to respect his privacy as well as the rest of Dimond High Swimming and Diving Team. We appreciate your support. rules on the gentleness of the sport.
Anchorage School D Herald filed a formal appeal on behalf of senior Breckyn Willis and her team. In a prepared statement, ASD said the disqualification ended "heavy and unnecessary" and that "our swimmer was targeted only based on how a standard, issued by the school uniform to fit, in the shape of his body. "  Copyright 2019 KTUU. All Rights Reserved