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backstroke

1. Swimming
a. a stroke performed on the back, using backward circular strokes of each arm and flipper movements of the feet
b. (as modifier): the backstroke champion
2. Chiefly US a backhanded stroke
3. Bell-ringing the upward movement of the bell rope as the bell swings back and forth
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Lucy was also fifth in the 100m backstroke, sixth in the 50m butterfly & 200m backstroke and seventh in the 100m butterfly.
Other results: Lillie Bryant 400m IM 5th, 800m freestyle 9th; Rory Bryant 50m backstroke 6th 50m butterfly 6th, 100m IM 6th, 50m freestyle 8th; Jess Hartley 50m breaststroke 8th; James Plant 100m freestyle 9th, 50m backstroke 10th, 100m backstroke 7th; Emily Oliver 400m freestyle 4th, 200m freestyle 6th, 100m freestyle 7th; Daniel Jackson 200m breaststroke 6th, 200m IM 7th, 200m butterfly 8th; Luke Clegg 1500 free 5th 400IM 4th 200IM 8th 400 free 10th; Brody Clarke 100m backstroke 10th, 50m Butterfly 6th; Martin Smith 200m breaststroke 5th 100m freestyle 10th, 200m freestyle 8th , 50m freestyle 9th.
Southport's Abbie Wyatt, set personal bests in the 400m freestyle and 200m individual medley as well as taking the gold medal in the 200m backstroke.
Hayley also set PBs in the final of 100m backstroke, where she came seventh, and the 50m backstroke heat.
She won the 100m and 200m backstroke and 200m freestyle,took silver in 50m and 100m freestyle, 100m fly and 200m IM, bronze in 50m breaststroke and fly and was placed fifth in the 100m breaststroke.
His silver medals came in the 200m individual medley and 200m backstroke.
But it is in the 100-metre and 200-metre backstroke where she has met the most resistance only picking up one gold medal in the discipline over five rounds.
Other British winners included world 100m breaststroke record holder Adam Peaty and James Guy in the 400m freestyle, while Christopher Walker-Hebborn was second in the 50-metre backstroke in 24.
Muneeb, after winning three gold medals with as many records in 200m freestyle, 100m backstroke and 200m individual medley, added five more gold medals on the second day he won in 100m breaststroke, 100m freestyle Under-12, 100m butterfly, 50m backstroke, 50m butterfly.
UC's Michael Ichiro Kong also shone in the competition as he harvested gold in the 50-m backstroke, 100-m butterfly and 400-m IM, while fellow Webmaster Karen Mae Indaya harvested the gilt medals in 400-m IM and 800-m freestyle events.
Haffield, who competed for Great Britain in the Beijing games in 2008, was joined on the podium in Holland by City of Cardiff club-mate Xavier Mohammed who took bronze in the 100m backstroke (56.
They bring the total number of Team GB swimmers to 44, Proud competing in the 200m backstroke.