In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(sportsperson)atletahe's a born athlete — es muy dotado para los deportes
- The heats of the 400m hurdles should not trouble an athlete of his calibre.
- He holds the record for the most medals ever won by an athlete in a single Olympic Games.
- Have a good week at work and best of luck to our athletes in the track and field events today!
- They don't have to be an Olympic rower or an Olympic athlete to be able to do the sport.
- I have noticed in the last year or two a drop-off in the number of young athletes coming into the sport.
- He was brought up in Trowbridge and was a talented athlete and sportsman at school.
- It is also a chance for young athletes who have qualified for community games finals to have a run.
- He likes his players to be athletes and is always telling us what to eat and drink.
- She showed that she has a very bright future as a field event athlete.
- Some of us go to watch professional athletes play at the highest level of sport.
- One of the great things about sport is that it teaches athletes to be persistent and never to give up.
- They seemed to be natural athletes, and no wonder they dominated the game at that time.
- Most of this money now finds its way into the pockets of players and athletes.
- To the layman, track and field athletes seem to be injured much more frequently than other sportsmen.
- Keogh beamed as she entered the stadium and finished her race as the lone athlete on the track.
- No Chinese athlete had ever won a gold medal in an Olympics track sprint event.
- The aim is not to make the athletes comfortable but to make them champions.
- The track season is now in full swing and already Sligo athletes are shaping up very well.
- Pilates teaches body awareness and is popular among athletes and those with sports injuries.
- Although not a natural athlete, he could perform amazing physical feats.
- An athlete testing positive at a major event can continue to compete until a B-sample confirms the finding.
- When such a ban is imposed on the athlete, the coach also receives the same punishment.
- He now stands as one of the most recognized names in the judo world as both an athlete and a coach.
- At school, Eisenhower proved to be a star athlete, excelling in both baseball and American football.
- Holmes set a new British record and ended up as the only Team GB athlete to claim individual track and field gold.
- I'm really looking forward to competing against other athletes from all over the country.
- Sport is about competing to see who is the best, and athletes have to train hard to reach the top.
- Any halfway competitive track athlete ought to be able to cover that in 20 seconds, tops.
- It was a senior competition and she raced ahead of seasoned athletes to surprise and win.
- There is a clear division on campus between athletes and those who have no interest in sport.
- I think this is probably not so much about the athletes as it is about us as a society.
- Many local athletes competed in the North East's leading open meeting of the season.
- With every athlete sprinting for the line, Hannah finished in 15th place to help her team to victory.
- Big money comes more quickly for athletes in other sports than it does in boxing.
- On a sprint day, each athlete races against the clock to gain a qualifying time on the course.
- Secondly, a bunch of athletes started sprinting round the perimeter race track.
- The athletes in some of these cities actually got free meals for the rest of their life.
- These are finely tuned athletes who play hard and are extremely proud of what they do.
- Chris Brogan was the only wheelchair athlete to complete the Olympic triathlon distance.
- How are we ever going to produce top-class athletes if we leave it to children to take up sports themselves.
- He said it was hard work, and likened it to being an athlete, as exercises in breathing must be done daily.
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