breaststroke

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breaststroke

a swimming stroke in which the arms are extended in front of the head and swept back on either side while the legs are drawn up beneath the body and thrust back together
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Tynan finished eighth in yesterday 50m breatstroke final, her time of 32.79s was just over two seconds slower than Australian gold medallist Leisel Jones.
Bronze medals went to Peter Dawes (Bagcats 100m & 200m breatstroke) and Nathan Peach (age-16 200m breaststroke), and there were silver medals for the 11-13 girls 4 x 100m freestyle (Emma Burke, Holly Burton, Ruby Duggan, Amy Phipps) and 14-17 girls 4 x100m medley (Sam Williams, Sophie Caul, Justine Clark, Jo Sherwood) relay teams.
Emily Large won gold in the 50 metres breatstroke in 35.99 and silver in the 400 IM in 4.59.01.