backstroke


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a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back

swim on one's back

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Seebohm, 23, the current 100-metre and 200-metre backstroke World Champion, has won all five 100-metre gold medals, two golds and two silvers in the 200-metres, and is currently second to Hosszu in the overall rankings.
Joshua Campbell, 18, finished second in the 100m butterfly with a new pb and also improved his times in the 50m and 200m freestyle and in the 100m backstroke.
But there was no room in the original 30-strong squad for Glasgow 2014 Welsh gold medallist Davies who missed out on a backstroke place.
Displaying her trademark consistency and versatility, Rebekah Worthy notched up four PBs (200 butterfly, 100 breaststroke, 200 backstroke, 400 IM) and a trio of top 10 places, including a spot in the 100 backstroke B final.
Jenkins took gold in the 100m and 200m breaststroke events as well as three silvers and two bronze whilst Gordon returned with gold medals from the 800m and 1500m freestyle and silvers from her 50m backstroke and butterfly and 100m backstroke.
On the second day Saad Amin created four records in 200m IM Under-16, 400m freestyle, 100m breaststroke, 50m butterfly and 50m backstroke while Muneeb added one more record when he created new national record in 100m butterfly.
Lizzie Simmonds went on to be a clear winner in the 100m backstroke final to qualify for the World Championships in Shanghai in July alongside Gemma Spofforth.
20 leadoff backstroke split on the Warriors' 200 medley relay, Cox won the 50 free in 20.
Meanwhile, teenager Lizzie Simmonds smashed Sarah Price's seven-year-old 200m backstroke British record as she eased into tonights final.
He also picked up silver in the 200m backstroke at Manchester in 2002.
15 seconds completed an unprecedented treble in the backstroke events on the last day of the Cambridge meet.
The body position can be described as "straight as an arrow" with the arms and legs extended, head down (in the backstroke, head back) and toes pointed.
Sets national record in 200m backstroke of 2mins 18.
The products sold during this period include Body By Jake Bun & Thigh Rocker, Backstroke, Hot Mommies, Torso Tiger and BodyRocker, as well as additional products offered as upsells on the various infomercials.
Sam also won places in the finals of 100m butterfly, backstroke and freestyle, setting super new personal best times along the way.