butterflyer

butterflyer

(ˈbʌtəˌflaɪə)
n
a swimmer who performs the butterfly stroke
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Asked what butterfly swimmer she admired the most, Strachan smiled and said, "Michael Phelps is a pretty good butterflyer."
The 21-year-old Phelps put himself in contention for a seventh gold as he advanced to the 400m individual medley final, but butterflyer Ian Crocker dived in too early with Scott Usher still to complete his breaststroke leg in their heat.
(2009b) Characterization of temporal patterns in the behaviour of elite butterflyers. In: 3th National Meeting of Biomechanics.
The freestylers, backstrokers, and butterflyers may have to make adjustments in their breaststroke (in the breathing pattern and arm pull) as they prepare for the IM.