victor ludorum


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victor ludorum

A Latin phrase meaning the winner of the games, used to mean a sports champion.
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Newcastle University Boat Club were crowned BUCS Victor Ludorum champions for the second consecutive year.
The college's prestigious Victor Ludorum award was a perfect 20th birthday present for Anthony, who started at Telford College on the level two sport route - one of the courses run in conjunction with Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club.
And it was a successful time with six winning crews and numerous other fantastic performances which all contributed to Stirling finishing an incredible third place overall in the Victor Ludorum amongst the 81 competing clubs from around the UK and Ireland.
The Victor Ludorum, an award that takes into consideration both distance and fundraiser, was won by Adil Khawaja (Team AK44) in Car 44.
At Haydock, Nicholls had Quel Destin warming up for the Triumph in the Victor Ludorum and the Grade 1 winner raced to a ready success.
Paul Nicholls' Quel Destin ran out an excellent winner of the opener at Haydock, the William Hill Victor Ludorum Juvenile Hurdle, to enhance his credentials for the JCB Triumph at next month's Cheltenham Festival.
Victor Ludorum, Male Athlete of the Year: Shane McCarthy.
TURNING Gold (6-1) snatched the narrowest of victories to get off the mark in the Betfred TV Victor Ludorum Juvenile Hurdle at Haydock Park.
Mr Haworth, known as Bryn, grew up in Newsome and attended the grammar school at Almondbury in the 1940s, where he excelled at sport and won the coveted Victor Ludorum title.
They include Frodon and Fixe Le Kap, first and second at Haydock in the Victor Ludorum. Gibralfaro, secondfavourite for the Triumph Hurdle, has also been entered.
There was also the head prefect and the victor ludorum, and then there was the very local boy, modest as ever, as well liked in the billiard saloon as the chapel - it is not difficult to imagine him as the leading light in chapel, fond eyes gazing upon him from every pew.
After an impressive British debut at Wetherby, AURORE D'ESTRUVAL should take plenty of beating against the boys in the Victor Ludorum Juvenile Hurdle (1.45).