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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Last Tuesday, Jacinto reset Philippine record in the 100-meter backstroke shared by Olson and swimming legend Ryan Papa (56.48).
Bronze medals: Jack Goldfinch (13) 200m Backstroke; Alfie Molloy - 100m backstroke; Francesca Palfrey - 100m butterfly; Elizabeth Palfrey - 100m backstroke and 200m breaststroke; Toby James - 100m butterfly; Barney Woodrow (15) - 50m and 100m breaststroke; Laura Beresford (10) - 50m butterfly; Jack Reape (10) - 50m breaststroke; Amelie McCann (14) - 100m backstroke.
Montecillo earlier ruled the 50m backstroke (38.83) and 100m butterfly (1:17.42).
Aside the Almoguis sisters, the Holiday Gym Swim Club swimmers from Davao made their presence felt with wins through Matthieu Adrien Tao in the boys 14-15 200-meter backstroke (2:23.62), Risa Angelian Sahagun in the girls 11-13- 50-meter breast stroke (37.72) and Ivo Nikolai Enot in the boys 11-13 200-meter backstroke (2:27.78).
Bandari swimmers took five top places in the boys 50m backstroke where Rushab Shah finished first (30.74), Scott Kithiiki, second (31.06), Kunaal Khagram, third (31.09), Mohamed Khandawalla, fourth (31.69) and Stephen Ndegwa, fifth (33.35).
His nine PBs included a silver medal in the 200m backstroke and seventh place in the 50m backstroke.
The teenager - who represented Scotland earlier this year at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, coming fifth in the women's 50m backstroke - was first in action on Saturday.
There were individual silver medals for Eva French in the 100m freestyle and 100m backstroke; Alexander Vega Flores in the 1500m freestyle and Kaan Temuge-Winder in the 200m breaststroke.
Caroline Irvine swam in five events and managed to finish fifth twice in the 100m backstroke and 50m backstroke and sixth in the 200m Backstroke.
In the junior age group, Hayley Briggs won the bronze medal in the 200m backstroke, setting a PB to win a place in the final.
Fifteen-year-old Nick Pyle was the club's other medal winner taking a bronze in the junior men's 50m backstroke.
Dubai: Hungary's Katinka Hosszu may have an unassailable lead in the Fina/Airwave Swimming World Cup this year, but Australia's Emily Seebohm continues to frustrate her in the backstroke.
Sarah Jane Johnston, 35, from Lurgan, Co Armagh, got a bronze medal in the 100m backstroke on the first day of competition.
Swansea swimmer Davies won the women's 50-metre backstroke event in 27.87secs, moving to fifth in the world rankings.
Besides winning eight gold medals, 16-year-old Saad Amin has got the honor of creating six records in 200m freestyle, 100m free, 200m IM, 400m freestyle, 50m butterfly and 50m backstroke and a bronze medal in 200m backstroke.