title-holder


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Noun1.title-holder - someone who has won first place in a competitiontitle-holder - someone who has won first place in a competition
record-breaker, record-holder - someone who breaks a record
challenger, competitor, contender, rival, competition - the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
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Kylie Verzosa, the current title-holder, also of the Philippines, will crown her successor tonight.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan won the toss and asked title-holder India to bat first in their inaugural ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Sunday.
Former Order of Merit champion and Welsh Amateur title-holder Ben Westgate was the leading home player at the prestigious St Andrews Links Trophy at the 2010 Open Championship venue firing rounds of 67, 71, 70 and 74 to finish tied seventh.
Crawford's inclusion will see him face fellow American Mike Rogers, the world indoor 60m silver medallist and reigning European 100m and 200m title-holder Francis Obikwelu.
A former Commonwealth Light Welterweight title-holder and WBU Welterweight title-holder, Magee lost his highest profile fight against Ricky Hatton in 2002.
It took an Olympic gold medallist and world title-holder to beat Turner, who was the first horseracing representative to be nominated for the award in its 21-year history after becoming the first British female jockey to ride 100 winners in a calendar year in 2008.
The five-year-old, third in last season's Champion Hurdle, made a successful reappearance with a hard-fought victory over 2007 title-holder Sublimity at Wetherby.
Haye is seeking to establish his heavyweight credentials for a challenge against world champion Wladimir Klitschko after relinquishing his position as undisputed cruiserweight title-holder.
A statement on the future of the World Match Play Championship, held at Wentworth every year since Arnold Palmer became its first title-holder in 1964, is expected soon.
906 seconds while title-holder Casey Stoner was second overall.
SCOTTISH boys' title-holder Paul Ferrier beat fellow Scot Sam McLaren 3&2 in the third round of the British Boys' Amateur Championship at Royal Porthcawl in south Wales.
Now the twice British champion has the chance to again reach the top of the pile when he takes on title-holder Scott Gammer.