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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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Three of them were from Kerala (middle-distance runners Adharsh Gopi, Anumol Thampi and MD Thara), two belonged to Hyderabad (sprinter Nithya Gandhe and middle-distance runner Donthu Bhagyalakshmi) and the other from Kolkata (middle-distance runner Sashi Singh).
But if you take the best middle-distance three-year-old filly in the world and hand her a 10lb advantage over the older horses there will almost invariably be only one result, as long as she turns up in condition to do herself justice.
KATHARINE Merry sees a kindred spirit in Laura Weightman, which is why she thinks the middle-distance runner from Alnwick will be inspired by losing her lottery funding.
However, persistent hip problems and the desire to stay fit saw the would-be medic discover a talent for middle-distance running.
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.
Impressive to look at, she is bred to be a middle-distance type next season and ought to relish the Sandown hill.
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
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.