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Not that many gold medallists from the city. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The double Olympic gold medallist says the adrenaline rush from a fast car was as powerful as stepping into the ring. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Olympics gold medallists and other sports stars were unanimous yesterday in backing our call. The Sun (2012) Olympic medallists also live longer than the norm. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Where are they now, these gold medallists from less hyperbolic days? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Olympic lightweight silver medallist wasted no time flooring the fifth victim of his pro career. The Sun (2006)Much more will be expected of the Olympic bronze medallists in the final today. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But today she is in the spotlight as she bids to become a double gold medallist at Greenwich. The Sun (2012)The double Olympic gold medallist has been excused from carrying out the challenges due to a mystery medical condition. The Sun (2013)Maybe they, too, were potential gold medallists. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have got Olympic medallists, world champions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The British Olympic gold medallist is fifth in the standings with only two races remaining. The Sun (2015)

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Translations for 'medallist'

British English: medallist NOUN
A medallist is a person who has won a medal in sport.
...the Olympic gold medallists.
  • American English: medalist
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ganhador de medalha
  • Chinese: 获奖人
  • European Spanish: medallista
  • French: médaillé
  • German: Medaillengewinner
  • Italian: vincitore di medaglia
  • Japanese: メダリスト
  • Korean: 메달을 딴 사람
  • European Portuguese: ganhador de medalha
  • Spanish: medallista

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Definition of medallist from the Collins English Dictionary
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