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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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He also defended his 50m breaststroke title, as he cruised to a victory with more than a body length's lead over the rest of the pack.
There were individual silver medals for Eva French in the 100m freestyle and 100m backstroke; Alexander Vega Flores in the 1500m freestyle and Kaan Temuge-Winder in the 200m breaststroke.
March said: "I was really pleased with all my swims but I was especially happy with my 50 breaststroke - I could not quite believe it when I finished in first place in my session.
Sally Shields also struck gold in the 50m Breaststroke and took silver in the 100m breaststroke.
Shipra Shetty won gold in 50m breaststroke and silver in 200m IM and 50m backstroke.
Annum got 432 points in 100m Breaststroke and 476 points in 200m Breaststroke.
Jack Harwood, 14, and Jude Blackmore, 13, added five records between them; the former in the 50m breaststroke and butterfly and 100m butterfly and the latter in the 50m breaststroke and freestyle.
There was delight for City of Liverpool club member Georgina Evans, as the experienced swimmer claimed gold in the 200m breaststroke and bronze in the 50m breaststroke.
He won gold in the 100m breaststroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and four gold medals in the 2014 European Championships in Berlin, including in the 50m and 100m breaststroke.
Daria Talanova is yet expected to perform in the 200-meter breaststroke on September 22, and in 50-meter breaststroke on September 25.
South Africa's Cameron Matthews, 13, from Dubai College, won three golds in the 200-metre and 400-metre individual medley and the 100-metre breaststroke, two silvers in the 200-metre freestyle and breaststroke and one bronze in the 400-metre freestyle.
Judo - John Buchanan (-60kg), James Millar (-66kg), Connie Ramsay (-57kg), Sally Conway (-70kg), Andrew Burns (-90kg); Shooting - Ian Shaw (full bore rifle, queen's prize pairs), Angus McLeod (full bore rifle, queen's prize pairs), Jennifer McIntosh (50m rifle prone); Swimming - Corrie Scott (50m breaststroke), Ross Murdoch (100m breaststroke), Erraid Davies (para-swimming, 100m breaststroke SB9), Hannah Miley (200m individual medley); Wrestling - Viorel Etko (freestyle 61kg), Alex Gladkov (freestyle 65kg).