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someone who swims the backstroke

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Success since will also p u t t h e f o c u s o n backstrokers Gemma Spofforth and Lizzie Simmonds - holders of world and European titles - five-time European medalist Fran Halsall, E u r o p e a n a n d Commonwealth medley champion Hannah Miley and 2009 10km open water champion Keri-Anne Payne.
1 backstroker ( Stoeckel), but that's one of the reasons you come with a number of people -- to have cover for such things.
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.
She thus became the first Briton since Katy Sexton - also a Portsmouth Northsea backstroker - and James Gibson to claim gold at the World Championships.
Fellow backstroker Liam Tancock had high hopes in the men's event, but finished in a tie for fourth place.
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.
Peirsol, the first male backstroker to crack the 53-second barrier at the 2007 World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, rallied from a slight deficit at the midway point -- in which four swimmers were under his world-record split -- to clock 52.
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.
This guy here is ranked 19th in the country," Feaster says, pointing to a powerful backstroker.
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.
The day it happened, Coach Ballatore called me and gave me the choice of transferring right there or coming back for another year and trying to fight," recalls backstroker Michael Andrews.
The 23-year-old backstroker from Chester-le-Street has won a World University Games title, three European junior titles and competed at world and European championships and Commonwealth Games.
Alongside her at the Aquatic Centre's Olympic pool will be the likes of European champion backstroker Elizabeth Simmonds and a number of other elite swimmers all vying for a place in this summer's Games.