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a swimming stroke

swim with the face down and extend the arms forward and outward while kicking with the leg

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Since March, he's been the best British breaststroker."
"I hold the Irish record in all my events so I think I would maybe be more frustrated if I wasn't a breaststroker.
Alison Alcock was able to reduce five national-level breaststrokers' turn time by getting them to initiate an earlier pull-out, but she noted that the gain might be offset by the need to take more strokes.
The freestylers, backstrokers, and butterfly swimmers usually walk pigeon toed while the breaststrokers walk with the feet pronated (waddle like a duck).
CITY of Coventry's trio of breaststrokers experienced mixed fortunes on day three of the British championships in Manchester yesterday.
British swimming has long produced great world-class breaststrokers, such as Duncan Goodhew, David Wilkie, Adrian Moorhouse and Nick Gillingham, but these merry days we possess not one but three of the highest quality ( which is good for us, but not for them.
Cook, 24, one of five British breaststrokers in the world top 10, said: "The time was great - my fastest ever heat swim and in my first race of the season.
On the one hand there are the mustn't-get-my-hair-wet breaststrokers, who can even sustain long conversations while gliding majestically up and down the pool, two abreast.
As the cream of British swimming gathered in Manchester for the joint British Championships and Commonwealth Games trials starting in Manchester today, Ayers, once ranked among the world's top 10 breaststrokers, was at home in Swansea contemplating a future outside swimming.
Prospects Jacob Kosinski edged out Wheelings Nick Konstantos 1:02.83-1:03.45 in a matchup of two of the MSLs top breaststrokers.
"I opted to swim at Coventry because of the club's reputation and particularly coach Nick Sellwood's record of coaching breaststrokers," she said.
Cook responded with victories in all three breaststroke events swimming in a country which, like Britain, boasts four breaststrokers in the world's top 16.
Cook, 24, who swims for City of Newcastle, last night overtook several of the world's leading breaststrokers to add the 200m silver medal to the silver and bronze he won in the shorter distances.
Many outstanding breaststrokers cannot master all of the other competitive strokes.
He said: "We have been looking at breaststrokers and we have found that long legs and big feet with lots of flexibilty seems to give them a big advantage.