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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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 Jacobs was also part of two fifth-place relay teams, first joining with Charlotte Stipanov, Makena Walklett and Emily Alameddine in the 200-yard medley relay in 1:52.58. Staff Reports,, "Sports Roundup: Flintridge Prep swimming posts positive results at CIF finals," 11 May 2018 David Woods/IndyStar Kibler set a national record of 19.38 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle Friday night soon after his butterfly leg contributed to a national public school record in the 200-yard medley relay. David Woods, Indianapolis Star, "Carmel stamps itself as best boys swim team in state history," 24 Feb. 2018 Team USA's women's sprint medley relay -- anchored by former Oregon Duck Raevyn Rogers -- sets an all-time world best at the Penn Relays., "Comment about opponents of Hayward reconstruction is unfair: Oregon track & field rundown," 29 Apr. 2018 Brown and Aaliyah Brown, who also was part of the Team USA Red 4×100 unit, joined Kimberlyn Duncan (200) and Raevyn Rogers (400) to set a world record in the women’s sprint medley relay, 1 minute, 35.20 seconds. Joe Juliano,, "Penn Relays: United States women set world record in sprint medley, dominates USA vs. The World relays," 28 Apr. 2018 In Friday’s 200 medley relay, Stanford (1:33.11), Cal (1:33.85) and Indiana (1:33.89) were all under the previous American and NCAA records. David Woods, Indianapolis Star, "IU swimmer Lilly King: No danger of this No. 1 seed losing," 17 Mar. 2018

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1924, in the meaning defined above

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