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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Liam Tancock is a consistent world-class performer while fellow backstroker James Goddard was one of the top Britons at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
But every time I swam, I was beaten out of sight because the three best backstrokers in the world were in all the college meets.
Backstrokers Sarah Price and Katy Sexton both reached the semi-finals of the 100m event later today.
Dana dived over her, while the other teams still waited on the blocks for their backstrokers to finish.
Eighteen highly trained (35 [+ or -] 10 km/week) backstrokers were analyzed, including 9 (5 males and 4 females) 50-m distance swimmers (50-m DS) and 9 (5 males and 4 females) 200-m distance swimmers (200-m DS), specialized in their preferred distance event for a minimum of 2 years.
Proud, 21, from Chester-le-Street, believes England's trio of world-class backstrokers could be heading for a repeat of the medal clean sweep in the same event in Manchester eight years ago.
I finals Friday, Stefanec demonstrated that she could be one of the best backstrokers in the country the next three years.
The freestylers, backstrokers, and butterflyers may have to make adjustments in their breaststroke (in the breathing pattern and arm pull) as they prepare for the IM.
I know I'm biased but I really think England should take three backstrokers to Delhi.
In a very close race with Kingston-upon-Hull as the backstrokers went neck and neck, Alex Smith led off the Newcastle team in 1:04.
Obviously that's a great honor, carrying on the tradition and following the success of backstrokers like John Naber and Brad Bridgewater,'' Krayzelburg, a 1998 graduate, said.
All three are English but Proud said: "I'm biased but I think England should take three backstrokers.