medley relay


Definition of medley relay

: a relay race in swimming in which each member of a team uses a different stroke

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With Eddie Cosic, Thomas Hoffman and Chris O’Grad, Syrkin captured All-American times in the 200 medley relay (1:31.33), the 200 freestyle relay (1:24.84) and the 400 freestyle relay (3:05.16), also at state competition. Vincent Nguyenstaff Writer, La Cañada Valley Sun, "Boys’ Athlete of the Year: La Cañada swimmer Danny Syrkin grows legacy with record-breaking campaign," 13 Aug. 2019 Katy was led by medals in the distance medley relay, mile relay and Audrey Louise Witham's silver in the 1,600. Jack Marrion, Houston Chronicle, "Cinco Ranch, Strake Jesuit lead Bubba Fife Relays," 9 Mar. 2018 The 30-year-old recently earned silver in the 4×100-meter medley relay at the world swimming championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Luis Andres Henao, The Denver Post, "Nathan Adrian: Life before Olympic swimming gold as he fights cancer," 5 Aug. 2019 Icheva worked with Yoon Jungmin, Amanda Peterson and Kimmy Park to win the 200 medley relay in 1:47.05. Charles Rich, Glendale News-Press, "Looking Back: Crescenta Valley registers multiple championships in 2018-19 season," 31 July 2019 His other silver was in the mixed 4x100 medley relay., "Mets land Marcus Stroman in trade with Blue Jays," 28 July 2019 Baker has an Olympic gold medal in her possession, contributing to an American victory in the 4x100 medley relay in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Obstacles were plenty for swimmer Baker to reach world championships," 20 July 2019 The quartet of Yovan Rivera, Mo Ali, Blake Morin and Miller Anderson won the 1,600 sprint medley relay with a time of 3:26.26. Shawn Mcfarland,, "Xavier’s Cozean, Hall’s relay team win at New Balance Nationals Outdoor," 17 June 2019 That disqualification in the 200-yard medley relay in the first race of the Arizona Division I state swimming and diving championships in early November ended up not crushing the Scottsdale Chaparral girls' national championship dream. Richard Obert, azcentral, "Chaparral girls claim NISCA public schools national swimming and diving championship," 16 July 2019

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1924, in the meaning defined above

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