Before long, the breaststroke was joined by other strokes, including the sidestroke and what was then called the front crawl.
metre other two went to Domenico Fioravanti in the 100 and 200 meters breaststroke.
two-time gold medallist, winning the 100m and 200m breaststroke.
Kirsty Balfour was Britain 's other two-time gold medallist, winning the 100m and 200m breaststroke.
The breaststroke seems to have been in use since the 15th century.
You may already be familiar with such common swimming strokes like the front crawl, breaststroke, dog paddle and backstroke.
Breaststroke: Considered a more advanced stroke, this one is best performed by strong swimmers.
Backstroke: Easier than the breaststroke, you can perform the backstroke without having to hold your breath since your face remains out of the water during this move.
You can find series of lessons, starting with basic submerging and floating and working on up to techniques for the forward crawl and breaststroke.
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