Watch | South Korea unveils ‘Zika-proof’ Olympic uniforms

UPDATED ON APR 28, 2016 12:37 PM IST
With these 'Zika-proof' uniforms, South Korea is hoping to protect its athletes ahead of the summer Olympics kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. An outbreak of Zika has been linked to numerous cases of the microcephaly birth defect in Brazil...leaving some athletes wary of attending the Games.Han Hye-lyoung, a member of South Korea's hockey squad, says everyone will have to be vigilant. With their uniforms sorted for the Olympic ceremonies, all the athletes need to do now... is keep on practicing.
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With these 'Zika-proof' uniforms, South Korea is hoping to protect its athletes ahead of the summer Olympics kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. An outbreak of Zika has been linked to numerous cases of the microcephaly birth defect in Brazil...leaving some athletes wary of attending the Games.

Han Hye-lyoung, a member of South Korea's hockey squad, says everyone will have to be vigilant. With their uniforms sorted for the Olympic ceremonies, all the athletes need to do now... is keep on practicing.

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