record-holder


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Noun1.record-holder - someone who breaks a record
champ, champion, title-holder - someone who has won first place in a competition
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Former Oregon star Galen Rupp is the American record-holder at 26:48.
Guinness World Records declared Stewie the Cat the record-holder in August 2010, measuring 48.
In the latest in a series of one-for-one salvos among various knights of the black-and-white board, an Iranian chess grandmaster, Ehsan Ghaem Maghami, has declared himself the new world record-holder for most games played simultaneously, having reportedly contested 614 matches over the course of nearly two days this week in Tehran; the previous record-holder, the Israeli Alik Gershon, broke the Iranian Morteza Mahjoob's 2009 record by playing 523 games at once.
FORMER NGRC steward Tony Smith yesterday pointed out that referring to the Monmore 480m record-holder as 'world record holder' is incorrect.
Veteran Hamas leader Nael Barghouthi became the world record-holder for the longest-held political prisoner Friday, beating out the previous record holder Said al-Ataba who was released after 31 years and 26 days in Israeli custody, Abd An-Nasser Farawna, a Palestinian specialist in prisoners affairs.
The British record-holder led from the opening of the event with a leap of 8.
Francis Joyon has once again become the single-handed, round-the-world record-holder with the amazing time of 57 days, 13 hours, 34 minutes and six seconds, subject to ratification by the World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC).
Richardson, of Holy Names High of Oakland, is the indoor national record-holder in the triple jump and ranked nationally in the 100 hurdles and long jump as a senior.
EUROPEAN 200 metres breaststroke champion Kirsty Balfour insists she will push double world record-holder Leisel Jones all the way at the World Championships in Australia.
WORLD record-holder Paul Tergat will run the London Marathon next April in what organisers call "the finest male field ever assembled''.
WORLD record-holder Hicham El Guerrouj will run his first 1,500 metres of the season in today's IAAF Grand Prix II in Sheffield.
This medal is the first medal of any kind won by an Botswanan athlete in a worldclass competition, " said Garenamotse, coached by Nigel Lewis, who also oversees the training of Welsh triple jump record-holder Steve Shalders.