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middle-distance

adj
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) athletics relating to or denoting races of a length between the sprints and the distance events, esp the 800 metres and the 1500 metres
n
(Art Terms) Also called: middle ground part of a painting, esp a landscape between the foreground and far distance
Translations

middle-distance

[ˌmɪdlˈdɪstəns] CPD middle-distance race Ncarrera f de medio fondo
middle-distance runner Nmediofondista mf

middle-distance

[ˌmɪdlˈdɪstns] adj (runner) → di mezzofondo
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5 Swain 1997 RPR 133 Owned Godolphin Trained Saeed Bin Suroor Ridden John Reid IT IS Swain's misfortune that some will remember that swansong horror show in the 1998 Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs more vividly than his successive wins in Britain's premier all-aged middle-distance event.
Powell, in his ninth year as the men's distance coach, had 19 entries in the NCAA West Preliminary meet and advanced 11 men's distance and middle-distance runners into the NCAA championships, seven more than any program in the country.
For middle-distance starlet Chelsea Jarvis has been shortlisted to run for Team GB at the World Youth Games in Ukraine next month.
Results showed 61% of National Hunt horses are staying-type, 35% are middle-distance and the remaining 4% are sprint horses.
Hoy has spoken of his pride in the elderly relative - a champion middle-distance runner.
Jarrow's famous middle-distance runner Steve Cram gave tips at a lunch celebrating the 30th year of the Great North Run.
Summary: The Government has been urged to approach spending cuts like a middle-distance runner rather than a sprinter.
It's the social event of the season at Newmarket where the middle-distance races should provide the highlights
Bets added: "Ade would long jump, pole vault and was even good as a middle-distance runner.
Highlights of the 10-mile event in Portsmouth, as thousands of fun runners rubbed shoulders with some of the world's finest middle-distance athletes.
Weir (pictured) triumphed in the men's T54 1500 metres to claim his second middle-distance title after landing 800m gold on Saturday night.
Enzo, 27, will be joining UK middle-distance runner James Thie to take part in the 10k run around Cardiff Bay on Sunday, July 27.