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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Motorbike ambulance technician Adnan Sabir grabbed first position in athletic competition,Shafqat Ali second and Imran Fareed got third position.
Well, it plays out nearly every day in a countless number of high school sports, where almost every athletic competition has winners and losers.
Certainly there are varieties of athletic competition that strive to achieve as complete a justice as is possible in this or any life.
Athletic competition is down to marginal gains, and I think that can translate into business - finding small things that can make a real difference.
The idea of an athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities originated with Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sister of the late President.
The Biggest Numbers in Sports" will delight young readers age 5 and up who are interested in athletic competition.
Bogataj's misfortune became synonymous with defeat and brought to the attention of the American public the human drama of athletic competition.
Lurestan province has hosted a national tribal athletic competition this week featuring many sports that cannot be seen in the Olympics.
This study reviewed publicly available institutional financial and participation reports at the highest level of athletic competition, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I.
An engaging subject and a seldom-scrutinized athletic competition (at least on the distaff side, which is still fairly new to the Games) make Julie Wyman's documentary a fun watch, even though there's ultimately not a great deal of narrative drive or deeper insight.
Special Olympics is a large sports organisation in the world for people with intellectual disabilities and provides year-round sports training, athletic competition and other related programs to nearly four million Special Olympics athletes in over 170 countries.