Swimmer Disqualified Over Size Of American Flag On Cap

  • A high school swimmer was disqualified from a race after the American flag patch he donned on his cap was ruled to be 0.2 inches too large, according to the swimmer’s father.
  • Rob Miller said that his son, a 16-year-old sophomore at Morristown High School in New Jersey, had worn the patch in honor of his grandfather, who died in the Sept. 11 attacks in New York.
  • According to Miller, the opposing coach waited until the 400-meter free relay race was over to have the emblem measured.


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