Breaststroke, freestyle, backstroke,butterfly
When all in the same race it's a medley
Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly and Breaststroke.
It can be used to measure the efficiency of your strokes.
Butterfly is one of the four major strokes used in competitive swimming. The others are freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Butterfly is swum as often as backstroke and breaststroke in a normal swimming meet. Butterfly is generally considered the most grueling and difficult of the strokes, so its popularity outside of competitive swimming is limited.
Size of an Olympic swimming pool is very huge. It is used to held different swimming sports. Roughly it is the size of 88,000 cubic meter.
Most international competitive swimming events, particularly those hosted by FINA, the international swimming organization that oversees Olympic swimming, use Omega touch pads.
Coz it makes you go fast.
freestyle is used themost, partly because its the easiest and partly because it's the fastest. Butterfly is just as fast as freestyle but it tires you out alot faster.
The doggie paddle was used by cavemen. They copied it from mammals, which is why its called doggie paddle. Other strokes were developed from there.
There are four strokes in competitive swimming. The most commonly used is freestyle or "front crawl". You swim it on your stomach with a flutter kick, alternating arms, and breathing to the side. Backstroke is swum on your back with a flutterkick and alternating arms. Breatstroke is swum on you stomach with a "frog kick" and arms pulling together is a circular motion. Butterfly is swum on your stomach with a dolphin kick and arms pulling together. There are other strokes that are not swum competitively such as sidestroke or elementary backstroke.
An olympic size swimming pool has 10 lanes however only the middle 8 lanes are used for competition, with the outside two lanes being used to prevent the swimmers' waves bouncing off the walls
Jump to: navigation, searchAn Olympic-size swimming pool is the type of swimming pool used in the Olympic Games and other "long course" events (meaning 50 meters in length and not 25 meters or 25 yards). The size is commonly used as a casual measure of volume