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Butterfly, backstroke, breastroke, freestyle is the order for swimming an individal medley. However, when swimming the medley relay, the order is: backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle.

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Q: What is first stroke in swimming medley?
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What is the first stroke in swimming a team medley?

back stroke

What comes first in a swimming medley?

Butterfly (the stroke with the double-arms-forward motion paired with a dolphin kick on your front) is the first stroke swum in a swimming medley called "Individual Medley." In a swimming medley relay, however, backstroke is performed first as it is the only stroke that requires a start in water, while all other strokes start off with a dive.

Which stroke starts the swimming medley relay?

in individual medley (IM) the order of strokes is fly (butterfly) back (stroke), breast (stroke), and free (front crawl) In a relay it's fly, breast, back free

Which is the missing stroke in swimming medley - freestyle breaststroke backstroke ...?

The Invidivual Medley (IM) goes: Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Freestyle In a relay, the medley goes: Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, Freestyle

What is a 4x100m medley relay in swimming?

It is where everyone swims 100 meters of their decided stroke, and it goes, Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly, Freestyle.

What is 600medley mean in swimming?

Individual Medley (abbreviated to Medley or IM) is when a swimmmer swims butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle (in that order) in the same race. So 100m medley in a 25m pool would be one length on each stroke. Official medley events incllude 100m (25m on each storke) 200m (50m on each stroke) , and 400m (100m on each stroke)individual medley (200m and 400m olympic events). 600 medley is not an event that officially exists but it would comprise of: 150m butterfly, 150m backstroke, 150m breaststroke and 150m freestly (in that order) continuosly.

What was the first swimming stroke?


What is a medley race?

# a relay race in which each contestant must cover a different distance # a swimming race in which a different stroke must be used for each length of the pool

How would you describe the 400m individual medley?

First you dive in the pool and swim a 100 meter butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. (if u r swimming long course u would swim each stroke there and back, but if it is a short course u would swim each stroke 4 times.

What swimming event can swimmers change strokes?

You change strokes in the IM, Individual Medley, but it's in a certain order. First you do Butterfly, Then Backstroke, then Breaststroke, and then freestyle. In the IM you have to do the crawl for freestyle but in a freestyle event you can do a different stroke for the whole event, but it's not advised unless you're much faster in another stroke then the crawl.

Which is the slowest stroke in a medley?


What is a medley?

a medley is a mix of all the strokes, an IM (individual medley) is butterfly, backstroke, breast stroke, freestyle. A medley relay is backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle.

What strokes are in the swimming medley?

With swimming there is two kinds of medleys. First, there is the individual medley where the swimmer swims all four strokes in one race. Also called for short an IM. In this race, the swimmer will swim the strokes in the following order- butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. The swimmer swims a different stroke for each quarter of the race. So for example, if a swimmer was doing a 200 IM the swimmer would swim a 50 of each stroke. Second, there is a medley relay. In a relay, you have four swimmers who all swim a quarter of the race each. In a medley relay though the order is different from an IM. The order of the strokes would be backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and finally freestyle. Hope this helps;3

What is your 4X400 Medley relay time?

There is no such thing as 4x400 medley relay swimming event.

The individual medley is a race in?


Which stroke swum in the medley is usually the slowest?

slowest strokes in order slowest first) are breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly then freestyle

Is a butterfly a swimming stroke?

Yes, butterfly is a swimming stroke.

What stroke does Stephanie rice do?

Medley, Freestyle and Butterfly.

What does IM mean in Olympic swimming?

Individual Medley

What sport would you find a medley?

Swimming A "medley" is an event in competitive swimming in which backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and freestyle are swum in equal distances by an individual or as divisions of a relay race.

Second fastest swimming stroke?

The second fastest swimming stroke is Butterfly.

What was the first stroke in swimming?

The first stroke was a variation of the modern freestyle that you can see now on television or at the Olympics. The freestyle was the first used competitively out of the four used today in competition.

What is the most popular swimming stroke?

it would be the freestyle the most easiest stroke in swimming

In swimming what does the IM in 400m IM stand for?

It stands for individual medley because it has all four strokes. There for its a medley

Define the swimming term ''medley''?

i have no clue \