athlete


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athlete

1. a person trained to compete in sports or exercises involving physical strength, speed, or endurance
2. Chiefly Brit a competitor in track and field events
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I may add that I walked out to the athletic grounds this morning, saw that tenacious black clay is used in the jumping-pit and carried away a specimen of it, together with some of the fine tan or sawdust which is strewn over it to prevent the athlete from slipping.
In appearance and atmosphere he was a strapping big college man, smooth-faced and easy-mannered, clean and simple and wholesome, with a known record of being a splendid athlete and an implied vast possession of cold culture of the inhibited sort.
Do you not observe that these athletes sleep away their lives, and are liable to most dangerous illnesses if they depart, in ever so slight a degree, from their customary regimen?
Then, I said, a finer sort of training will be required for our warrior athletes, who are to be like wakeful dogs, and to see and hear with the utmost keenness; amid the many changes of water and also of food, of summer heat and winter cold, which they will have to endure when on a campaign, they must not be liable to break down in health.
In proscribing them, however, he is not singular; all professional athletes are well aware that a man who is to be in good condition should take nothing of the kind.
Another Azerbaijani athlete Maharram Imamverdiyev (81 kg) defeated a Romanian athlete in 1/16 finals, but in other match he lost to a Ukrainian athlete.
Others have been sanctioned for Athlete Biological Passport related offences.
KARACHI -- Building on a successful 2017 International Athletes' Forum, the International Olympic Committee Athletes' Commission (IOC AC) is pleased to announce the attendee list in 2019 will top 300.
The truth is that a great athlete does not start and end at just running and winning.
Athlete representatives from all 206 National Olympic Committee athletes' commissions will be added to the list of invitees for the first time, increasing the expected participation to around 350 athlete representatives and making this the biggest ever gathering of its kind.
The current draft of the Athlete Charter has been shaped by the input of almost 200 athlete representatives representing all continents across the globe including Pakistan.
A key determinant of the efficacy of ASRM implementation is whether or not an athlete actually uses the measure consistently across a training period.