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Spanish Olympics Team Uniform: You Get What You Pay For

Photo: Alex Fabregas/Twitter

Remember that brouhaha over Team America's Olympics uniform? Well, they're super stylish when compared to what Spanish Olympians have to wear:

With Spain on the brink of bankruptcy, its Olympic committee decided to save money this year. It got its Olympic uniforms for free, from the Russian designer Bosco, which also provided kits for the Russian and Ukrainian teams.

But several Spanish athletes have taken to Twitter to express their distaste for the freebie clothes they're required to wear. After an outcry over U.S. Olympic outfits made in China, Spain's Olympians have a different gripe about their uniforms: They're just plain ugly. [...]

Spanish officials acknowledge that they chose the outfits because they were free.

Life lesson here? You get what you pay for! Link

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I've gotta admit they hit the Spanish stereotype pretty close -- though they aren't quite as intricate as one might expect -- not bad.
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