Leotard

a leotard (frz. tricot, too: more tricoter ) are frequently provided in the sport a closely fitting colored sport shirt, in crew kinds of sport with back number and names of the sportsman “knit”.

In the cycle racing leotards are used, in order to emphasize the front runners of the respective valuations. (Example route de France: the yellow leotard for best total output, the scored leotard for the best mountain driver and the Greens the leotard for the best Sprinter).

The leotard up to the beginning consisted seventies of the last century usually of cotton in such a way since this time the leotard of Synthetikfasern is made. In the textile industry the term leotard designates a special Gestrick.

See also: Leotard advertisement

 

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