English-Norwegian translation of backstroke

Translation of the word backstroke from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

backstroke in Norwegian

sports - swimmingnoun ryggsvømming [n]
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Definitions of backstroke
1. backstroke - a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back
  swimming stroke a method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
  flutter kick a swimming kick; the legs are moved rapidly up and down without bending the knees
1. backstroke - swim on one's back
  swim move as if gliding through water; "this snake swims through the soil where it lives"
  aquatics, water sport sports that involve bodies of water
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The backstroke, also sometimes called the back crawl, is one of the four swimming styles regulated by FINA, and the only regulated style swum on the back. This has the advantage of easy breathing, but the disadvantage of swimmers not being able to see where they are going. It is also the only competition swimming style that starts in the water.

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