Breckynn Willis rose to the limelight after being disqualified from the 100m freestyle in a school contest for her unnatural display of sensual parts of the body in September 2019. After the incident, she also appeared in the same revealing swimsuit for team relay; however, got no penalty.
Professionally, Breckynn is recognized as one of the fastest swimmers in the state.
Disqualified From the Swimming Competition
The celebration was meant to be an exciting matter for Breckynn Willis, age 17; however, it ended up with her disqualification.
Breckynn, who won the 100m freestyle in a school contest on 6 September 2019, revealed too much of her backside body part during the celebration. The incident led to the disqualification of the winner after the poolside referee ruled the decision over her.
As per the reports of Anchorage, Alaska, US, the referee mentioned that Breckynn's swimsuit “was so far up he could see butt cheek touching butt cheek.’’ Later, the Alaska School Activities Association overturned Breckynn's disqualification.
Breckynn at swimming pool (Photo: Nigerian Newspaper)
The association stated that the decision to single out the girl for a uniform violation was “based solely on how a standard, school-issued uniform happened to fit the shape of her body.” The modesty rule of the National Federation of State High School Associations mentions that female's swimsuit must cover their breasts and buttocks.
On the other hand, the disqualification of the young and talented swimmer did create the crater of accusations regarding sexism and racism as she was only the mixed-race girl participating in the competition.
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Breckynn's mother came with a revelation that the same referee previously criticized Kowatch's suit for fitting her body during another swim meet. Also, she added that her daughter wore the same swimwear every other member of the squad wears to compete.
Concerning the incident that occurred with her daughter, Meagan stated that it was sexual harassment, and it should not have any place on the pool deck.
Wiki(Age)- High School
Breckynn Willis was born in 2000 in the United States. She is a daughter of parents; Meagan Kowatch and father who raised her along with sister, Dreamer Kowatch. Her sibling, Dreamer is also a professional swimmer of the state.
She pursued her education from Dimond High School. Besides that, the information about her early life and family background lies beyond the mystery.
Here are some interesting facts about Breckynn that you should not miss:
- As per the School District, the referee reportedly targeted the Willis family. Previously, he publicly criticized Breckynn's younger sister and also a competitive swimmer, Dreamer during the 2018-19 school year.
Breckynn is one of the most improved athletes of all time as per her coach. Starting with a 65-pound bench press, she made herself capable of lifting 150 pounds after a year, putting her in the top three of all female athletes Ingram has worked with.