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
Led by then-junior Leigh Bassler, who won the 100-yard backstroke, the Aviators edged Ursuline Academy by less than two seconds in the state meet’s final event -- the 400-yard freestyle relay – to squeeze out a razor-thin 150-148 win over the Lions.
Normally a 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke swimmer, Dittlinger burst onto the 50-yard scene this season.
Dulles freshman Norah Hay set a meet record in the 50-yard backstroke (27.80), while also earning silver in the 50 free.
Carmel, which returns Kibler and backstroke state champ Wyatt Davis, is in position to repeat as national champion for boys.
Andrew Kwon picked up wins in the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke Friday, leading Dimond to a sweep of South.
Ashburn also qualified for the finals in the 50 backstroke.
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.
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