first-place finish

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Noun1.first-place finish - a finish in first place (as in a race)
win - a victory (as in a race or other competition); "he was happy to get the win"
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4) added a first-place finish on beam and a third-place effort on bars (8.
Cusack considers his performance at All-States and leading the Mountaineers to a first-place finish while breaking a 22-year-old meet record in the sprint medley at the MSTCA Division 1 Relays to be his most memorable moments of the season.
Took over in Russia after the team's disappointing performance in the 2012 Euro and guided it to a first-place finish in its World Cup qualifying.
The Sydney Roosters beat Manly Sea Eagles 26-18 on Sunday in the National Rugby League Grand Final to back up their first-place finish during the regular season.
The English side are looking for a victory in Portugal tonight that would secure them a first-place finish in Group D.
Women's Open and a first-place finish In the LPGA's Q-school tourney.
The first-place finish was the climax to an amazing adventure Burnett, her husband, Mitch, and their daughter had taken to Alaska.
The freshman shot a 209 for a second-place finish at the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate tournament held last year, propelling the team to a first-place finish.
Also to her credit is a first-place finish in the Division 2 freshman/sophomore race at the MSTCA Coaches' Invitational, and he placed 27th at Regionals.
Cristiano Ronaldo struck a brace as Madrid guaranteed themselves a first-place finish in the group after convincingly seeing off the hosts at the Amsterdam ArenA.