Britain's hi-tech skeleton suits have been cleared for use at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics despite complaints from rival competitors, the IOC said on Thursday. America's Katie Uhlaender was among the athletes to question the legality of the suits, which are specially designed to reduce drag. But Mark Adams, spokesman for the International Olympic Committee, said: "The IBSF (International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation) has checked the race suits for the British skeleton team and confirmed no violations of the rules." Britain's Dom Parsons defended the suits after he finished fourth following the opening two heats in the men's skeleton on Thursday. The final runs are on Friday. "The British have a good programme for innovation. I know a lot of other countries also work on innovation," Parsons said.  "The Germans are never sitting still, the Americans have been doing wind-tunnel testing.