breaststroke breaststroke

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a swimming stroke; the arms are extended together in front of the head and swept back on either side accompanied by a frog kick
  2. (v) swim with the face down and extend the arms forward and outward while kicking with the leg

Usage(s):

  1. Two months later, at the NCAA championships, Kirk placed first in the 100-m breaststroke.
  2. But it's sink or swim, and I developed a nifty kind of breaststroke.
  3. In the fourth, the breaststroke, he's merely outstanding.

News

  1. Mare Nostrum, Barcelona: Ruta Meilutyte Narrowly Misses European Record

    By David Rieder BARCELONA, Spain, June 12. ONE day after setting a European record in the 50 breaststroke, Lithuania's Ruta Meilutyte chased her own continental mark in the 100 breast today, fallin...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Swimming World Magazine

  2. Ruta Meilutyte Falls .01 Short of 100 Breast European Record in Barcelona

    BARCELONA, Spain, June 12. ONE day after setting a European record in the 50 breaststroke, Lithuania's Ruta Meilutyte chased her own continental mark in the 100 breast today, falling just short of it ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Swimming World Magazine

  3. Brooks powers through breaststroke

    Brooks battles in breaststroke Phillips 66 Splash Club athlete Kylie Brooks goes all out during a 200-meter breaststroke competition Saturday at the 2013 Stars of Summers competition, held at Sooner Park Pool. The three-day competition wrapped up Sunday. Approximately 150 swimmers, with several coming in from out of town, participated in the waterfest under moderate-to-hot conditions. Results ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

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Quotes

  1. "Looking and seeing all three of us together pretty much at the 200, I wasn't really comfortable with having that close of a race," Phelps said. "I usually have more of a gap, but it made my breaststroke a lot stronger."
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Michael Phelps Source: CNN

  2. "I can take it out fast in the fly," Coughlin said. "My backstroke is good, but not spectacular in the IM by any means. My breaststroke, I try and hold it together as long as possible, and then I have a good freestyle. But Katie, her middle...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Natalie Coughlin Source: USA Today

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