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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But her dream to three-peat collapsed in front of her biggest rival Kodaira.
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University of the East swept the high school titles with the boys taking their fifth championship and the girls completing the three-peat.
I'm going to do my best this year to three-peat and if I was fortunate enough to do that, I think I would join the King, Arnold Palmer, as the only three-peat winner.
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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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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.