backstroker


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someone who swims the backstroke

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Kim, the backstroker, Jamie, the breastroker, Christy and Taralee all nodded.
Evans joins several other leading American swimmers as part of the Arena team, including Olympic and world champion breaststroker, Rebecca Soni, recently retired Olympic and world champion backstroker, Aaron Peirsol, and Olympic breaststroker, Eric Shanteau.
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.
To demonstrate zero-tolerance for doping before the 2008 Beijing Olympics, China banned backstroker Ouyang Kunpeng for life for failing a drug test.
Japan has managed just five swimming gold medals, two of them from world silver-winning backstroker Ryosuke Irie.
1 backstroker ( Stoeckel), but that's one of the reasons you come with a number of people -- to have cover for such things." South African swimmer Cameron van der Burgh also claimed that as many as nine of his team members were facing similar problems.
Joining Lee in that event will be North Eugene senior Kelly McGrath, who had been the league's best backstroker the past couple of seasons.
Fellow backstroker Liam Tancock had high hopes in the men's event, but finished in a tie for fourth place.
She thus became the first Briton since Katy Sexton - also a Portsmouth Northsea backstroker - and James Gibson to claim gold at the World Championships.
He was a quiet boy with a shy grin, long eyelashes, and known as a top backstroker for the swim team.
Then, on the trip, the leading American female backstroker, Eleanor Holm Jarrett, was kicked off the team for drinking.
The funk is a tough, brazen attitude," says Jason Webb, a former Philadelphia Department of Recreation (PDR) swim team member and a nationally ranked backstroker. "The funk is Jim."
"This guy here is ranked 19th in the country," Feaster says, pointing to a powerful backstroker. "He should challenge our school record this season."
"It was totally silent, a silence full of fear," recalled Hanni Lux, then a backstroker on Hakoah's swim team.
I'm not in Matt's field as a backstroker, he's world champion, he's an excellent backstroker and a great swimmer."