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
Also, Brazil's Etiene Medeiros took gold in the women's 50 backstroke, which isn't an Olympic event.
Coming off a successful freshman year competing for the University of California, Berkeley, look for strong swims in Budapest in individual backstroke events and medley relay.
Thanks to her husband Shane Tusup, a national backstroke swimmer at his peak, Hosszú wasn't allowed to consider walking away for long.
The four-time Olympic gold medalist rebounded from a crushing 2016 Olympic trials to reclaim his spot on the U.S. team with a win in the 100 backstroke.
Emma Chard (400-meter freestyle) and Ally Kleinsorgen (100-meter backstroke) clocked career bests in their events at the Phillips 66 National Swimming Championships on Friday.
Kibler is to swim the 100 backstroke Friday and 50 freestyle Saturday.
Walker, who helped Lyons win its second straight IHSA boys swimming championship in February, advanced to the meet by logging a 1:45.1 in the 200-yard backstroke in the qualifier Illinois Senior Championships in early March at Illinois-Chicago.
Individually, Grafton swimmer Autumn Haebig closed her prep career with 14 state titles and set Division 2 records in the 100-yard backstroke and 500 freestyle in the fall.
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First Known Use of backstroke
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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