butterfly stroke

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Synonyms for butterfly stroke

a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down

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A possible explanation for these different findings might be the relative youth of butterfly swimming as it was introduced as the last swim modality by FINA [5].
MICHAEL ROCK might be blazing a trail in the world of British butterfly swimming but the Liverpool ace insists that will mean nothing until he gets international recognition.
reacts after setting a world record in the men's 100m butterfly swimming final at the World Championships in Rome August 1, 2009.
TAKE THE PLUNGE: Academy Manager Allan McDermott leads the way into the water, above, and Andrew Winspear uses his butterfly swimming skills to paddle the boat forward, right,; ROW YOUR BOAT: James Cass, Jimmy Moutrey, Tori Carroll and Jonny Wood take part in the 'toxic waste' challenge, above, two girls wade out of the water after a soaking, right, and the blindfolded rowers, below; READY TO GO: The various participants prepare to set off, above, and Gazette reporter Angela Rainey adjusts her blindfold, below; WHAT A TEAM: The water sports group, above, and the raft building exercise, top
David Parry will be alone in his Liverpool home, sitting on the edge of his seat with his eyes shielded -- at least for the end of the 200m butterfly swimming final.