medalist medalist  /ˈmɛ də lɪst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who has won a medal
  2. (n) (golf) the winner at medal play of a tournament

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A two time silver world medalist on the bars, Liukin wanted more than anything to regain the gold she previously had won in the event back in 2005.
  2. Triple gold medalist Fu Mingxia doesn't expect anyone to remember her.
  3. The kingdom's first-ever female gold medalist was a weightlifter at the Sydney Games in 2000.

News

  1. Midland Dolphins, others get instruction from Lezak, a four-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer

    UNIVERSITY CENTER — As a four-time Olympic gold medalist, Jason Lezak had a few tips about making and achieving goals to share with Midland’s aspiring young swimmers.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Midland Daily News

  2. Three-time Olympic gold medalist Gail Devers gives women motivation at the Navigator Credit Union women's symposium

    Three-time Olympic gold medalist Gail Devers ended the sixth annual Navigator Credit Union Financial Planning Services Women's Symposium with a bang Friday afternoon at the packed "Mac" McGinty Civic Center.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Mississippi Press

  3. Werkmeister earns stroke play medalist honors at Mich. Amateur

    Sports Werkmeister earns stroke play medalist honors at Mich. Amateur Event taking place at Muskegon Country Club Tribune Staff Muskegon Jun 20, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "436967" }); document.write(' '); Tom Werkmeister’s golf season of accomplishments continues. The 45-year-old Internet salesman from Kentwood added stroke play medalist at the 102nd ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

Quotes

  1. "America only had one medalist in the Olympics this year," Calzaghe said. "In Britain, we did pretty good, but I'm glad I'm ending my career and not starting it because I don't think it's going to be that great in the future."
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Joe Calzaghe Source: USA Today

  2. "He said I had the potential to be a gold medalist, he could make me the fastest man in the world. He put me at ease, explaining the benefits of a new designer drug, tetrahydrogestrinone (THG)," Chambers writes. "The devil was sowing the...
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Dwain Chambers Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I was just hoping. I did a lot of praying in those few minutes in hoping that God would shine down on me and I could be a gold medalist again," Williams said. "I wasn't sure what happened. I was watching the replay. I couldn't decide for...
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Lauryn Williams Source: Forbes

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