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backstroker (plural backstrokers)
- A swimmer who uses the style backstroke
1998 August 28, Ted Kleine, “Pool Hustler”, in Chicago Reader:
- I swam differently from the other backstrokers," he says. "
2008 July 13, Karen Crouse, “Wooed by Netherlands, a Swimmer Stays for the Challenge”, in New York Times:
- Matt Grevers was struggling to keep his head above water in a deep pool of backstrokers when a coach from the Netherlands offered him a preserver.
swimmer who swims the backstroke