breaststroke


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Related to breaststroke: front crawl, butterfly stroke, backstroke

breast·stroke

 (brĕst′strōk′)
n.
1. A swimming stroke in which a person lies face down in the water, extends the arms in front of the head, pulls the arms back under the surface of the water, and then performs a frog kick.
2. A race or a leg of a race in which this stroke is swum.

breast′stroke′ v.
breast′strok′er n.

breaststroke

(ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk)
n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) 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

breast•stroke

(ˈbrɛstˌstroʊk, ˈbrɛs-)

n.
a swimming stroke, executed in a prone position, in which the two hands are extended forward, outward, and rearward from in front of the chest while the legs move in a frog kick.
[1865–70]
breast′strok`er, n.

breaststroke


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Arms are extended in front of the head and swept back on either side; legs do a breaststroke kick.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breaststroke - a swimming strokebreaststroke - a swimming stroke; the arms are extended together in front of the head and swept back on either side accompanied by a frog kick
swimming stroke - a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
frog kick - a swimming kick; knees are drawn upward and outward so the legs can be brought together when fully extended
Verb1.breaststroke - swim with the face down and extend the arms forward and outward while kicking with the leg
aquatics, water sport - sports that involve bodies of water
swim - travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank"
Translations
السِباحَة على الصَدْرسباحة على الصدر
prsa
brystsvømning
rintauinti
prsno plivanje
mellúszás
bringusund
平泳ぎ
평영
bröstsim
การว่ายน้ำท่าผีเสื้อ
kiểu bơi ếch

breaststroke

[ˈbreststrəʊk] Nbraza f de pecho
to swim or do the breaststrokenadar a la braza

breaststroke

[ˈbrɛststrəʊk] nbrasse f

breaststroke

[ˈbrɛstˌstrəʊk] n(nuoto a) rana
to swim or do the breaststroke → nuotare a rana

breast

(brest) noun
1. either of a woman's two milk-producing glands on the front of the upper body.
2. the front of a body between the neck and belly. He clutched the child to his breast; This recipe needs three chicken breasts.
verb
1. to face or oppose. breast the waves.
2. to come to the top of. As we breasted the hill we saw the enemy in the distance.
ˈbreastfeed verb
to feed (a baby) with milk from the breast.
ˈbreastfed adjective
ˈbreaststroke noun
a style of swimming in which the arms are pushed out in front and then sweep backwards.

breaststroke

السِباحَة على الصَدْر prsa brystsvømning Brustschwimmen πρόσθιο braza rintauinti brasse prsno plivanje nuoto a rana 平泳ぎ 평영 schoolslag brystsvømming styl klasyczny estilo bruços, nado de peito брасс bröstsim การว่ายน้ำท่าผีเสื้อ kelebek kiểu bơi ếch 蛙泳
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She triumphed in both the 100 breaststroke and 200 metres breaststroke, setting new personal-best times in the process.
Gold medal winners were: Abbie Ruddle (15) - 200m Butterfly, 100m and 200m backstroke and 100m Individual Medley; Alfie Molloy (12) - 100m Individual Medley and 50m freestyle; Navin Sae-Sue (14) - 100m Individual Medley, 100m breaststroke and 50m breaststroke; Elizabeth Palfrey - 50m and 200m backstroke; Toby James - 200m Individual Medley; Willem Muddimer(13) - 200m Individual Medley, 100m breaststroke and 50m freestyle; Niamh Muddimer - 50m breaststroke; Harrison Cook - 100m freestyle; Lisa Kufleitner (9) - 50m breaststroke.
Madison Rens, of City of Liverpool, produced two personal bests as she picked up gold in both the 50m and 200m breaststroke; while team-mate T'Neesha-Benet Smith set a PB when taking bronze in the 200m breaststroke.
In the 1500m freestyle Fiona Byrne knocked over 20 seconds off her previous best to claim silver with Vadim Bosc the pick of the boys taking silver in the 200m breaststroke.
Denis Petrashov performed among athletes at the age of 19 at a distance of 50, 100 and 200 meters of breaststroke. At all three distances the Kyrgyzstani made his way to the final.
Mojdeh notched new marks in the200m breaststroke (2:52.65) and 200m butterfly (2:28.09) while Cordero broke the old record in the 200m breaststroke (2:44.87).
The medal winners were:-Gold:-Lennon Hughes - 75m Individual medley, 50m Backstroke, 25m Breaststroke, 50m Freestyle Hayden Kier - 100m Individual medley Tammara Mcllwean - 25m Backstroke Paul Godfrey - 25m Backstroke, 25m Freestyle William Niven - 50m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle Cameron Hunter - 25m Breaststroke, 50m Freestyle Connor Cruikshank - 25m Breaststroke Silver:-Emma Birley - 25m Backstroke, 50m Freestyle Cameron Hunter - 50m Backstroke Lewis Lamont - 50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke Ian Anderson - 25m Freestyle Tammara Mcllwean - 25m Freestyle Harriot Davis - 25m Freestyle Connor Cruikshank - 50m Freestyle Bronze:-Connor Cruikshank - 50m Backstroke Hayden Kier - 50m Backstroke, 100m front crawl Kevin Ellwood - 25m Butterfly
class="MsoNormalEight-year-old Clara Mbodze of Loreto Convent was one of the star attractions in the girls' events where she managed to win girls 8 years 25 meters backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle events in 25.21, 25.32 and 18.05 respectively.
Williams swam in four events, including the 200m and 100m breaststroke, and learnt from watching Adam Peaty and Ross Murdoch's race preparation.
There were also wins for Kaan Temuge-Winder in the 50m and 100m breaststroke and for Eva French in the 100m breaststroke and 200m individual medley.
Rachel Whitwell impressed winning two gold medals in the 200m breaststroke and 200m individual medley.
Meanwhile, Amalie Nielsen took bronze for the 50m breaststroke, the 100m breaststroke and the 200m breaststroke.