athletic competition

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Noun1.athletic competition - a contest between athletesathletic competition - a contest between athletes    
contest, competition - an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
decathlon - an athletic contest consisting of ten different events
Olympic Games, Olympics, Olympiad - the modern revival of the ancient games held once every 4 years in a selected country
Special Olympics - an athletic contest modeled after the Olympic Games but intended for mentally or physically handicapped persons
prelim, preliminary - a minor match preceding the main event
pentathlon - an athletic contest consisting of five different events
meet, sports meeting - a meeting at which a number of athletic contests are held
hop-step-and-jump, triple jump - an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement
tug-of-war - a contest in which teams pull of opposite ends of a rope; the team dragged across a central line loses
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In 2018, she became honorary ambassador for the National Athletic Competition.
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Moreover, the SOP will provide training and athletic competition in various Olympic Sports for BISP's beneficiary children and adults with an intellectual disability, hereby offering them opportunity to develop their skills and enjoy life.

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