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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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(2007) Intra-cyclic distance per stroke phase, velocity fluctuations and acceleration time ratio of a breaststroker's hip: a comparison between elite and non-elite swimmers at different race paces.
In working on the breaststroke, it should be understood that not everyone can become a top breaststroker. The many outstanding breaststrokers who cannot make it in other strokes have an answer: They can make adjustments in the breast-stroke that will prepare them with good enough freestyle, backstroke, and butterfly competition for the individual medley.
CITY OF COVENTRY breaststrokers Nathan Petch and Mark Strachan face a waiting game today after coming within a fingertip of places in tonight's final of the men's 200m breaststroke at the ASA National Championships in Sheffield..
Just one hundredth of a second split British breaststrokers James Gibson and Darren Mew in the 50m sprint as both qualified, Gibson equal fifth in 28.11 and Mew seventh in 28.12.
Top breaststrokers Gibson (Loughborough University) and Cook qualified third and fourth fastest last night in their quickest swims of the year.
Cook's coach Ian Oliver says: "Since 2000/2001, he's always been part of a strong group of British breaststrokers with James Gibson and Darren Mew, but unfortunately only two swimmers from each country can compete in the major championships and he's often missed out, even though he's regularly in the top 10 in the world.
Turning all his energy toward becoming one of the world's fastest breaststrokers, one aspect of his training is atypical, much like Moses himself.
She has since smashed all Irish records in her discipline and is ranked in the world's top 15 breaststrokers.
Steven will now attempt to claim one of two spots for breaststrokers on the German Olympic team.
Twenty-four Welsh swimmers have qualified for the trials and among those hoping to share the limelight with Davies are breaststrokers Georgia Holderness and Lowri Tynan, Cardiff duo Gemma Howells and Mackenzie Howe, Owen Morgan, Julia Martin and Bethan Coole.