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medallist in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmedallistmed‧al‧list British English, medalist American English /ˈmedl-ɪst/ noun [countable]  DSAPsomeone who has won a medal in a competition the Olympic gold medallist
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medallistBut inter-county rivalry will be of secondary importance for the 23-year-old World Student Games bronze medallist.Rudolf Nierlich, double gold medallist at the Vail World Championships, was third.Through his training, he met Olympic javelin gold medallist Tessa Sanderson.Their strongest challenge is likely to come from a Leander quad containing the Olympic gold medallist Steve Redgrave.The Olympic Gold medallist threw 9.99 metres from his wheelchair at the Sunshine games in Florida.