third-place finish

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Noun1.third-place finish - a finish in third place (as in a race)
finish - designated event that concludes a contest (especially a race); "excitement grew as the finish neared"; "my horse was several lengths behind at the finish"; "the winner is the team with the most points at the finish"
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90m) as well as a third-place finish for Liz Egan in the 2,000m steeplechase, Liverpool are bottom of the division with two remaining fixtures left.
At billiards, Sean McAllister guaranteed his third-place finish thanks to a 200-50 win over Lancaster, with Daniel Peart defeating Crossling-Kelly 200-159.
David Neville soaks up his third-place finish in the 400 meters - and his berth on the U.
Junior Dewi Claire Schreefel fired her lowest round of the year -- a 1-under 70 -- to finish a season-best tie for second, leading USC to a third-place finish at the 2007 Arizona Wildcat Invitational hosted by the Arizona National G.
TOOELE, Utah -- NASCAR K&N Pro Series West rookie driver Austin Dyne drove his William Rast/Sunrise Racing Ford to an impressive third-place finish in the Utah Grand Prix at Miller Motorsports Park.
With her best two rounds of the season, junior Dewi-Claire Schreefel helped guide the USC women's golf team to a third-place finish after two rounds of the 2007 Arizona Wildcat Invitational hosted by the Arizona National Golf Course in Tucson, Ariz.
Royal, buoyed by the third-place finish of senior Michael Cybulski, finished second to Bridgeport of Pennsylvania, 126-148, in the meet featuring the top 20 teams in the nation.
In the first of the three rounds of racing at Topeka, Schmitt stalled his Frontier at the start, leaving him to overtake 13 other racers on his way to a third-place finish.
The time was one second faster than Sullivan's, and validation of a career that included a third-place finish in the state Div.
In March, Blaney posted a career-best third-place finish at Darlington, his third top-10 finish over a four-week stretch (10th at NCS after his first career pole position, eighth at Atlanta) following the season-opening Daytona 500.
39 for 1 1/8 miles to validate his third-place finish at 27-1 in the Breeders' Cup Classic behind Invasor and Bernardini.
VanDam, the Wal-Mart FLW Tour's reigning Angler of the Year, took control of the points race with his third-place finish.