Vicky Botwright


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bulletThe undoubted star of the British Open 2001 was Vicky Botwright. Her desire to wear outfits like the one pictured here (described as a 'thong') caused a media storm, as first WISPA banned the outfit, then the local, national and international press covered the story, and kept covering it.
Television and radio interviews featured Vicky herself, and WISPA defending their decision ("it would put the referees off"!) and squash had more newspaper coverage than it has had for years. By the end of the week Vicky was featured in the Sunday Times' "People of the Week", and created banner headlines such as "Top of the Bots" ...
Here they are, the SquashPics that stole the show at the Britsh Open  >>>>
bulletSTOP PRESS - 26th June, WISPA announce that no changes will be made to their rules - "abbreviated clothing is OK"

Vicky 1

Vicky 2

Vicky 3

Vicky 4

Vicky 5

Vicky 6

Related stories:

bulletThe thong's not the thing
bulletWISPA's knickers in a twist
bulletSunday Times People of the Week






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