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When the news spread that the Norwegian women's beach handball team was fined for not wearing bikini bottoms during a match, the team gained the support of many across the globe.

One of them was none other than multi-award-winning artist, Pink.

The American pop star took to social media to show her support for the team.

"I'm very proud of the Norwegian female beach handball team for protesting sexist rules about their uniform," the singer tweeted over the weekend.

The European Handball Federation has said it fined the Norway team for its choice of kit during their recent bronze medal match against Spain in Bulgaria because the players' shorts were "not according to the athlete uniform regulations", reports the BBC.

According to the rules, women are expected to play beach handball in bikini bottoms and not shorts.

Pink went on to say how proud she is of the team, and that she's willing to pay the fine of €1'500 on their behalf.

"Good on ya, ladies. I'll be happy to pay your fines for you. Keep it up."

The team in question showed their appreciation towards the singer, and has confirmed that they're more than willing to pay the fine themselves.

Support for the team's decision trended on social media when it broke.

Image credit: Give Me Sport

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