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  • 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
  • v  swim with the face down and extend the arms forward and outward while kicking with the leg

  • As good as Nell is (next summer's Olympic breaststroke crown is practically hers for the taking), her speed, of course, doesn't compare with that of a good man breaststroke .
  • Two months later, at the NCAA championships, Kirk placed first in the 100-m breaststroke.
  • But it's sink or swim, and I developed a nifty kind of breaststroke.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 12, 2013 - Swimming World Magazine
  • 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...
    June 12, 2013 - Swimming World Magazine
  • 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 ...
    June 10, 2013 - Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise
Quotes

  • Michael Phelps in CNN
    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."
  • Natalie Coughlin in USA Today
    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...

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