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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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Similarly, the 12-year-old Tom topped the 50-m freestyle in 28.93 seconds after her mints in 12-under 50-m butterfly, 50-m backstroke, 100-m freestyle and 200-m individual medley.
The 18-year-old prodigy tapped the wall at 26.34 seconds in the 50-meter backstroke, finishing 25th overall in the heats while fellow Filipino Jade Olson came 18th at 26.18 seconds Thursday.
Silver medals: George Larke (15) - 100m Backstroke; Francesca Palfrey (12) - 50m freestyle; Elizabeth Palfrey - 100m freestyle; James Lake (12) - 200m Individual Medley and 200m freestyle; Niamh Muddimer - 200m backstroke; Harrison Cook (12) - 50m & 100m butterfly; Lisa Kufleitner - 200m breaststroke; Oliwier Pacholec (12) -50m freestyle and 50m backstroke; Willem Muddimer - 50m & 100m butterfly.
After topping the 50m backstroke (32.54) and 100m butterfly (1:09.57) last Saturday, Dula reigned supreme this time in the 100m freestyle (1:05.07), 50m butterfly (30.67) and 100m backstroke (1:13.40) events in the boys' 11-12 division.
Joining them in roster of victors was Almoguis' elder sister Lorah Micah, 13, who took the 11-13 girls backstroke gold (2:33.69) in the event also supported by the Philippine Olympic Committee and Philippine Sports Commission.
Kara Myatt, 16, got two bronze medals in her 100m butterfly and 50m backstroke and Luke Scott, 11, got a gold in his 200m backstroke and a bronze in his 100m backstroke.
She returned 2:45.32 with Justine finishing in 2:559.75 and Josette Umi Njeri taking third place in 3:16.04.Juhaina's young sister, Lubaina of Mombasa Aquatics, took three titles in girls 13-14 100m breaststroke in 1:32.85, 200m butterfly in 2:44.26 and 200m individual medley in 2:42.42.In the boys category, Hassan Soud of Bandari clinched the 19 years and over 1500m freestyle crown in 23:48.75, 100m breaststroke (1:25.44) and 50m backstroke (43.63).Upcoming youngster Ivan Hart started the day by winning the 11-12 years 100m breaststroke gold medal in 1:21.57 followed by Bandari duo of Khaldun Khuweylid (1:32.19) and Adam Abdulmalik (1:33.40).
Silver finishes saw Lora Amoguis (girls 13-15 100-meter backstroke), Suarez (boys 12 and under 50-meter backstroke), Gonzaga (girls 13-15 50-meter freestyle) and Lazarraga (girls 13-15 200-meter butterfly) while its bronze medal were Wilart Marvee Dayaday (boys 13-15 100-meter backstroke), Maica Angela Garcia (girls 13-15 100-meter breaststroke) and Charles Evan Ubina (boys 13-15 200-meter butterfly).
Emily Dobbing's fourth place in the 200m backstroke final was one of three PBs, whilst the 100m breaststroke saw her take seventh place in the final.
FLINTSHIRE swimmer Cassie Wild has competed in the 50m and 100m heats of the backstroke at the European Championships.
There were individual gold medals and the titles of Age Group Warwickshire County Champion for Thomas Hudson in the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle; 50m, 100m and 200m backstroke; 50m, 100m and 200m butterfly and the 200m individual medley.
Stephen Bottomley also won a bronze medal in the men's 200m backstroke.