HS swimmer, 16, disqualified after race reportedly over US flag on swim cap deemed too large; it was meant to honor granddad who died in 9/11 terror attacks

According to TAPinto, Rob Miller tweeted that the Parsippany Hills coach contacted event officials after the race. At 16, HS let down all the seniors he won in his second round final in his career. The aforementioned tweet apparently Removed.

The National Association of Swimming and Diving of State High School Associations states, “You may wear one American flag no larger than 2 inches by 3 inches or occupy space on each item of uniform. To enable occasions, commemorative or commemorative patches not exceeding four square inches may be worn on the uniform without compromising its integrity.

Parsippany Hills strike back

Parsippany Hills denied in an email to the school community that the coach intended to disqualify the Morristown swimmer, according to TAPinto.

“Our coaches have never asked a player or team to disqualify. I approached him formally with a question about Cap,” the letter said. Exit.

“Officials returned and said they would disqualify the Morristown relay team because the logo on the Morristown swimmer’s cap was too large,” the letter added, according to TAPinto.

“Our coach also offered to disqualify the relay team, but officials said they couldn’t because there were no rule violations,” the letter said.

TAPinto said it reached out to Morristown’s athletic director and swim coach, but did not receive a response from either.

Morristown Swim Instagram Account
indicated “The men unfortunately lost during the final relay due to some technical issues (we all know the Motown men are the real winners).”

Here’s what else Rob Miller had to say.

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