sportsperson

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sportsperson

(ˈspɔːtsˌpɜːsən)
n
(General Sporting Terms) a person who takes part in sports, esp of the outdoor type
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Strong was just an all-around athlete in his early years, even at age 13, when he ran blazing (for that age) times of 10.
Jeramer is an all-around athlete for us, Jarin said after clinching its fourth win in five games and stay in third spot of the tournament.
Brittany is a terrific, all-around athlete and has contributed so much to our athletic program,'' said Wachusett director of athletics Jen Lynch.
She's just a great all-around athlete," Mulkey said.
Alberto is also a former competitive surfer which makes him a well-balanced, all-around athlete who can compete across many sports venues.
Fullback/defensive end Steven King, new passing quarterback Maurice Hudson and all-around athlete Michael Risner should be the Owls' top playmakers.
The instructor, who began working with the president nine years ago, tagged the leader an all-around athlete.
Pipkin cites tennis great Billie Jean King, all-around athlete Babe Didrikson Zaharias and many others who address this problem of being in shape versus being shapely.
The winner of the decathlon is generally considered the greatest all-around athlete in the world due to the range of skills required in the grueling two-day, 10-event competition.
how, as a child, she developed not only into a superb all-around athlete but also a tomboy--calling herself 'Jimmy.
An outstanding all-around athlete, he also played quarterback at New Mexico State University.
Interviews shot in startlingly off-center, compelling, tight, in-your-face closeup recount how Brown, a natural all-around athlete (he was offered pro-basketball and pro-baseball contracts and inducted into the collegiate lacrosse Hall of Fame), forever changed the game of football, while crisp black-and-white or faded color footage show Brown's incredible runs down the gridiron.

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