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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Adam Braunschweig made the cut in the individual medley and backstroke, and Alec Lanza made it in the IM and breaststroke, along with the medley relay. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Arrowhead's Lucas Farrar electric at sectional, now turns his sights to a state record held by former Olympian," 12 Feb. 2018 Junior Jaclyn Klimczak won the 200 individual medley (2:05.86) and the 100 backstroke (55.50) and helped the 400 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay (1:47.44) to victories. Anthony Nasella, Post-Tribune, "Chesterton rides wave in girls swimming by winning 19th straight conference title," 14 Jan. 2018 Carmel’s other winners were the medley relay (1:28.03, or .03 off its day-old record); Davis in the 200 individual medley (1:47.95), and Stefano Batista in the 100 breaststroke (54.74). David Woods, Indianapolis Star, "Carmel stamps itself as best boys swim team in state history," 24 Feb. 2018 The wins were part of a four-win day for Patnode, who also was part of the team’s victorious 400 and 400 sprint medley relays. Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee-area girls track and field honor roll, athletes and team of the week," 3 May 2018 Behind a blistering 800-meter anchor leg by Isaiah Harris, who was clocked in 1:44.74, Penn State won the men’s sprint medley relay in 3:15.25. Joe Juliano,, "Inspired Villanova men win distance medley relay at Penn Relays," 27 Apr. 2018 Pulice also won the 200 individual medley in a season-best 1:56.21 and was part of the Sea Kings' winning medley relay team, which also featured Wilde, Schildwachter and Wong and touched in 1:38.55. Matt Szabo,, "CdM boys' swimming finishes strong to beat Newport Harbor in Battle of the Bay," 27 Apr. 2018 Order of events: Diving, 200-yard medley relay, 200 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 50 freestyle, 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 100 backstroke, 100 breaststroke, 400 freestyle relay. Mark Stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Boys state swimming and diving preview," 15 Feb. 2018 The 15 to 18-year-old team of Richard Gutierrez, Gerardo Avila, Eleazar Galvan and Evan Penny were clocked at 1:49.71 in the 200-yard medley relay. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Seal swimmers post strong times in CCSL opener," 4 June 2018

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1924, in the meaning defined above

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