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
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.
Ong took fifth in the backstroke, and Wu placed fifth in the breaststroke.
Bryan won the 200 freestyle and the 100 backstroke with times of 1:50.09 and 59.13 respectively in a loss to Highlands.
Along with the 100 fly, Kulik also placed second in the 100 backstroke (50.55) last season to La Jolla senior Dominick Wallace (49.94), currently at the Naval Academy.
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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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