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backstroke

noun [U]  us   /ˈbæk·stroʊk/
a way of swimming while lying on your back: She was a bronze medalist in the 200-meter backstroke at the 2000 Sydney Games.
Translations of “backstroke”
in Korean 배영…
in Arabic سِباحة الظَّهْر…
in Portuguese nado de costas…
in Catalan esquena…
in Japanese 背泳ぎ, 背泳…
in Italian dorso (nuoto)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 仰泳…
in Russian плавание на спине…
in Turkish sırtüstü yüzme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仰泳…
in Polish styl grzbietowy…
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