Sportswear History

- Jan 13, 2018-

The ancients often wear everyday clothes in sports. Modern sportswear appeared in the mid-19th century. At that time, European sports were gaining popularity and as a result, garments were designed for those who hunted and played golf. In the 1890s European women began to engage in tennis, cycling, swimming and other sports, so tennis clothing and horizontal striped sweater and other popular moment. After the twentieth century, sportswear varieties continue to increase, and rapidly spread all over the world. Chinese athletes have been wearing sportswear since the 1911 National Games. Modern sportswear is not only worn by athletes, but also becomes a light-weight clothing for outdoor sports activities and traveling.