ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Dimond High School swimmer who was disqualified because of the fit of her swimsuit is about to speak out on a national talk show.
Breckynn Willis in 2018
Breckynn Willis will be on Friday's edition of the "Kelly Clarkson Show", seen here on Channel 2.
During the interview, Willis describes the moment she learned she had been disqualified from a first-place finish.
The disqualification has since been overturned and Willis' win reinstated after the Anchorage School District said it concluded the disqualification was "heavy-handed and unnecessary," and that Willis "was targeted based solely on how a standard, school-issued uniform happened to fit the shape of her body."
As per protocol, the notification provides 30 days' notice to general membership so that the board can officially evaluate the rule.
ASAA Executive Director Billy Strickland said that in the coming days, he will also be determining whether or not Jill Blackstone, the official who enforced the rule, will maintain her certification.
The next ASAA board meeting will take place on Dec. 9 and 10.
You can watch the entire interview Friday afternoon at 3:00 here on Channel 2.
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