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breast +"Ž stroke
Before long, the breaststroke was joined by other strokes, including the sidestroke and what was then called the front crawl.
You may already be familiar with such common swimming strokes like the front crawl, breaststroke, dog paddle and backstroke.
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 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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