medley events

medley events

Races in which individual competitors swim an equal distance for each of four strokes—butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. In medley relays, each swimmer swims one stroke for the set distance—backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly or freestyle.
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Graham Padgett also claimed three victories with a hat-trick of county records over the distance freestyle and medley events in addition to the 100m medley sprint.
She also produced a winning performance in the medley events, lowering her morning heat swim of 4.
Highlights for the Nittany Lions included wins in the Men's 4x800 and Distance Medley events.
In the senior category, Stephanie Blakeburn was crowned county champion in 100 and 200 metres butterfly and 200 metres individual medley events.
Hosszu is hard to beat in the medley events, and she showed it by winning the 200m with ease.
Japan's Kosuke Hagino, who has emerged as one of the major threats to Phelps in the individual medley events, withdrew earlier this month after slipping over on his way to training and fracturing his elbow.
With eye-popping best times in the 100 and 200 backstroke, along with individual medley events, times that equate to the best collegiate finishes in the Big 12 Conference, Harty will surely fill a valuable role on the Longhorns' team.
Le Clos' dominance in the individual medley events is also under threat, with Fraser-Holmes (who took silver in the 400-metre IM in Glasgow) also in the field, along with Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia and the man who beat him into second place in Dubai last year, David Verraszto of Hungary.
The Middlesbrough 21-year-old (pictured below) will return home with her first Commonwealth Games medals after finishing second in both the 200m butterfly and 400m medley events in Glasgow.
Hawaii-based Jasmine Alkhadi and Fil-American Matt Louis Abad plunge into action in the women's 100-meter freestyle and men's 400-meter medley events.
Ye has had an indifferent year after she stunned the world at the 2012 London Olympics, taking gold in both the 200m and 400m individual medley events.
We work hard and it pays off," said Owen, who specializes in the freestyle, butterfly and medley events.