In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1medallista masculinegold/silver medalist — medalla de oro/plata feminine
- Olympic medalist — medallista olímpico
- He only lost to the gold medallist, but had a couple of close contest wins which put him fifth on points count back.
- Australia play rivals New Zealand while the Americans, two-times defending gold medallists, tip off against Greece.
- We have had gold medallists if not galore, then aplenty, so let's consult them.
- Several of Scotland's gold medallists turned into ambassadors, expressing how much they'd like the Games to come to Scotland in eight years.
- They're both Olympic gold medallists and they both grew up skiing Red.
- The youngest female athletics gold medallist was also American.
- Many celebrated and professional athletes, world champions and Olympic medallists have touted that a vegetarian diet can provide all the nutrients.
- Among the Olympic gold medallists taking part are Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe and English triple jumper Jonathan Edwards.
- As usual, a couple of gold medallists will pop up unexpectedly.
- She was there again last Wednesday but, when you are a World Athletics Championship silver medallist, it is easy to go back.
- The 2002 World Champion gold medallists advanced with the fastest time from the first semi-final.
- The Americans had been gold medallists in every Olympics since 1992 when NBA players started competing in the Games.
- Waterloo, as defending champions, ended up 11 shots behind Queen's, the gold medallists with a 314 total.
- Jessica was presented with her award by Olympic gold medallist Tim Foster at a ceremony in London.
- They've announced mega cash awards for medallists.
- Of all the athletes and gold medallists who came back from the Games, Amir has had the highest profile.
- Gold medallist is used to refer to any athlete who has taken first place.
- Olympic hopefuls for the 2004 games as well as the current Olympic Gold medallists will be taking part.
- The boxer, along with the Athens gold medallists, will be meeting the Prime Minister next Tuesday.
- A delegation of Chinese Olympic gold medallists are to visit Hong Kong on Monday at the start of a three-day visit.
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