The "bars" are therapeutic tape called kinesio tape.
To cover tattoos
your mom. shes swims the 5000m in 37.843 min
· uneven bars gymnastics
Some examples are: multiple bars, stacked bars, stacked percentage bars, horizontal bars, back-to-back bars.
look at the great ammout of olympic swimmers who are ginger. some of the best are ginger.
You need to wear your swim suit, swim cap and goggles. There are also some Olympic swimmers that also wear a nose clip.
Some very well known female Olympic swimmers include Katie Hoff (USA), Dara Torres (USA), Annamay Pierse (CAN), Leisel Jones (AUS), Rebecca Soni (USA), Lisbeth Trickett (Lenton) (AUS), and Rebecca Adlington (GBR).
See "Eric the Eel" at http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=A0zGrtOKtZc
· parallel bars gymnastics · pommel horse gymnastics
Maybe injure the other swimmers secretly and win by default?
This habit doesn't exist strictly among olympic swimmers; many competitive swimmers splash or feel the water before a race. Some may use the water to adjust goggles or caps, others prefer to wet themselves in order to prepare for the temperature difference (competition pools must be between 25-28 °C (77-82 °F)).
They are wearing swedish goggles. "Swedes" come in pieces and the swimmer puts them together to get a customized fit. If you cut the strings on the knot on the nose piece, you risk the knot coming loose so some swimmers don't trim the string. And you really don't notice it in the water.