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finalist in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfinalistfi‧nal‧ist /ˈfaɪnəl-ɪst/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DSone of the people or teams that reaches the final game in a competition
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finalistShe and a panel of judges will choose 10 finalists, and the winner.The 12 finalists were chosen from more than 250 entries from across the nation.The County of Ventura had us as a finalist, but decided to go with another plan.Carl Lydiate took six wickets to set last year's beaten finalists Croston on the way against Rainford.Both boy finalists are members of this scheme and they exemplified the improvements made.Three to five finalists will be announced on April 19.There will be an opportunity to attend rehearsals, interview finalists and take photographs.The 34C-24-34 part-time model was the only one of our finalists who likes her legs.