Examples of backstroke in a Sentence
She got into the pool and began to do the backstroke.
She won the 50-meter backstroke.
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Also finished seventh in the 100 free and 22nd in 100 backstroke after placing second in both at the sectional.
Elsewhere, Carmel grad Claire Adams of Texas was seventh in the 100 backstroke in 51.38 and Bilquist 10th in 51.51.
Jacob Carlson took third place in the 50 freestyle in 20.80 seconds and in the 100 backstroke in 50.34 seconds.
Seven Hills' Greg Kalin placed sixth in the 100 backstroke and fourth in the 100 butterfly.
Yasko was a double winner, claiming the 100 free and the backstroke.
Lilli Metts led the Tigers with a silver medal in the 100-yard backstroke and bronze in the 200-yard freestyle.
Odenwalder completed the 500 freestyle race in 6:15.29 for fifth place and sophomore Maya Magee finished fifth in the 100 backstroke with a time of 1:13.66.
Bernal captured her third consecutive state silver medal in the backstroke, swimming a 52.72 to finish within .16 seconds of the championship.
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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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