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breaststroke in Swimming topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreaststrokebreast‧stroke /ˈbrest-strəʊk $ -stroʊk/ noun [uncountable]  DSSa way of swimming in which you push your arms out and then bring them back in a circle towards you while bending your knees towards your body and then kicking out
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breaststrokeOn Thursday night, she was happy just to reach the finals in the 100 breaststroke.Sammy also collected a 50 freestyle bronze with 31.44-a personal best along with her 43.95 in the 50 breaststroke.Amanda Beard, 14, she of the huge eyes and a breaststroke that bolts out of the water.She won the 200-meter breaststroke in world-record time.Larne lad Fergus Bailie last night swam the fastest 100 metre breaststroke by a 13-year-old in Ulster.Time allowed 02:59 Read in studio An Olympic breaststroke champion has taken on a junior swimming team - and lost.Stephen, 17, of Highbury Avenue, Tollesby, Middlesbrough, holds four records for the breaststroke.