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The Nike 'Independent Olympic Athlete' Uniform Unites

 - Aug 6, 2012
References: store.nike & fastcodesign
The Nike 'Independent Olympic Athlete' uniform is custom-made for those who do not have a country to represent.

The IOAs made quite an impression during their opening ceremony walk, and it wasn’t just because of their silly antics. Since they had no official national gear, Nike fabricated a neutral, world-encompassing set for them to wear proudly during their entrance. The uniform featured a white M85 jacket with the Olympic rings adorning the sleeve, a pair of Flyknit shoes that came in the appropriate melange of colors as well as a scarf that bore the same palette. The athletes did not look like outcasts. Instead, they looked like ambassadors of the competition’s spirit, especially since they hoisted the official Olympic flag. 

The four IOAs had all of their competition apparel covered as well. After all, everybody deserves to armed whilst entering a battle.