three-peat


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three-peat

(thrē′pēt′)
n.
The third consecutive championship or first-place finish by a single participant in a sports tournament or similar competitive enterprise.

[Blend of three and repeat.]

three-peat

(ˈθri pit, θriˈpit)
1. Trademark. a third consecutive victory, as in a major sports championship.
v.i.
2. to win a third consecutive victory.
[1985–90, Amer.; three + (re)peat]
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Jackson and Jordan's Bulls had a pair of three-peats from 1991 to 1993 and 1996 to 1998 for six NBA championships in Chicago while Jackson and Bryant's Lakers had a three-peat from 2000 to 2002 and two more in 2009 and 2010 for five NBA titles in Los Angeles.
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2, Wolverines end Russell's reign: Willamette ended Midwestern League rival Springfield's hopes for a three-peat by defeating the Millers, 48-41, for the Class 5A girls basketball title one year after the Wolverines lost to Springfield in the title game.
Phelps, who will retire after the Games, said: "To win the gold medal and be the first to three-peat is very special and I'm delighted.
Button is looking to equal Schumacher's three-peat in 2000, 2001 and 2002.
Japan's freestyle wrestling queen Saori Yoshida cruised through her matches to reach the 55-kilogram finals Friday, staying on course for a three-peat at the Asian Games.
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It's never been done in Chatsworth history so we are working real hard to get a three-peat.
Dubai: Annika Sorenstam will be aiming for a perfect three-peat when she returns to compete in the forthcoming Dubai Ladies Masters, her last competitive event before she calls it a day to concentrate on other dreams of her life.
WITH BAD COMPANY out last summer and Phone Booth and Veronica Guerin due before the end of the year, out director Joel Schumacher was set to score a rare three-peat in 2002.