English version

record-holder

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sport
record-holderˈrecord-ˌholder noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DSthe person who has achieved the fastest speed, the longest distance etc in a sport 🔊 the world long-jump record-holder
Examples from the Corpus
record-holderRumours that the previous record-holder, Geoffrey Boycott, had his back to the play at the key moment remain unverified.In track, only world record-holder Wang Junxia has had staying power since smashing world records in 1993. 16.Dolan is the world record-holder in the 400.Tom Jager, the world record-holder, swam in Lane 8.
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