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Olympic sports athletes costumes

Daily blog: Some Olympic sports require the athletes to wear costumes rather than uniforms. What role do you think the costumes figure skaters wear plays in their scoring? Explain your answer. 

I think that the costumes play a major role in their scoring because their costumes make the performance flow. Also if they have a theme for their routine then their costume could show that. If they wore an inappropriate costume then the judges may deduct points. 

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