Examples of backstroke in a Sentence
She got into the pool and began to do the backstroke.
She won the 50-meter backstroke.
Recent Examples of backstroke from the Web
En route to the US Naval Academy, the four-time Patriot League All-Star defended her Division 1 title in the 100 backstroke (56.21) and doubled her earnings by taking the 200 individual medley (2:04.99).
Both were season-best times, Matt Whitmore said, as was his son Taylor Whitmore's 54.15 to win the backstroke.
Tessa Wrightson, Zionsville Wrightson, ranked fourth in Indiana for the 2018 class, won the 100 backstroke at the state finals in 54.02.
Justice gave special recognition to Pasadyn, who qualified individually at the state meet in both the 200 yard individual medley and the 100 yard backstroke events.
Other event winners included Ann Arbor Pioneer’s Adam Orringer-Hau in the 200 free (1:38.66), Brother Rice’s Alex Margherio in the butterfly (48.43) and West Ottawa’s Derek Maas in the backstroke (50.23).
The freshman advanced to the state finals by finishing second to Alders in the 200 IM in state qualifying time, and by winning the 100 backstroke.
Emma Clark won the backstroke, followed by Claudia Kuck's victory in the breaststroke.
Hemp holds school records in the 50, 100, and 500 freestyle, 100 backstroke, and each relay event.
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BACKSTROKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of backstroke for English Language Learners
: a way of swimming in which a person floats in the water facing upward while kicking the legs and rotating the arms; also : a race in which the swimmers do the backstroke
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