medallist medallist

Definition(s):

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

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Usage(s):

  1. Gold medallist Michael Phelps, right, of the United States celebrates with South Korea's silver medallist Park Tae-hwan after the men's 200m freestyle swimming final on August 12.
  2. The new-look mountain would be named after Australia's first ever winter medallist, speed skater Zali Steggall.
  3. Waiting at the finish line for Boit, 20 minutes after he had crossed it himself, was gold medallist Bjrn Dhlie, of Norway.

News

  1. Gay sprints to year's fastest 100m to defeat Gatlin

    (Reuters) - Tyson Gay overcame Olympic bronze medallist Justin Gatlin's quicker start and sped to the year's fastest 100 meters, clocking 9.75 seconds at the U.S. trials for the world championships on Friday. Fully fit for the first time in years, Gay took control mid-race with a dominant run to equal the 10th fastest 100m of all time. Gatlin finished second in 9.89 seconds in the race at Des ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Athletics-Gay sprints to year's fastest 100m to defeat Gatlin

    June 21 (Reuters) - Tyson Gay overcame Olympic bronze medallist Justin Gatlin's quicker start and sped to the year's fastest 100 metres, clocking 9.75 seconds at the U.S. trials for the world championships on Friday. Fully fit for the first time in years, Gay took control mid-race with a dominant run to equal the 10th fastest 100m of all time. Gatlin finished second in 9.89 seconds in the race ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Athletics-Czech decathlon champion Sebrle ends career

    PRAGUE, June 21 (Reuters) - Olympic decathlon gold medallist Roman Sebrle ended his career on Friday after a series of injuries. "I didn't expect this to be so difficult; it is tough," the 38-year-old former world-record holder told website www.idnes.cz, saying a heel injury that forced him to pull out of the London Olympics last year was the final straw. "The heel is probably the biggest ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Brett is the one the other bowlers in the group look up to," Cooley said. "He is a bloke with 300 wickets, is the reigning Allan Border medallist and has a lot of pride and skill. His build-up to India was difficult in terms of his personal...
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Troy Cooley Source: The Age

  2. "I never knew I was going to run so fast," said Bolt. "I didn't come here to break the world record - because I am the world-record holder. I just came here to win. I am just happy I did the country proud. I am Jamaica's first gold medallist,...
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Usain Bolt Source: sportal.co.nz

  3. "Absolutely, it would excite anyone if he could get back to the heights. He's a Brownlow medallist and premiership player, so we all hope he can get back to that," Riewoldt said. "If he could get back to that, then naturally we would want to...
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Nick Riewoldt Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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