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Athletic contest   /æθlˈɛtɪk kˈɑntɛst/   Listen
Athletic contest

A contest between athletes.  Synonyms: athletic competition, athletics.

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"Athletic contest" Quotes from Famous Books

... alive, with his son Eupolemus, and Euthymus, the commander of his cavalry. The soldiers seized and bound them, and led them into Timoleon's presence. Hiketes and his son were put to death as despots and traitors; nor did Euthymus meet with compassion, though he was a man of renown in athletic contest, and of great personal bravery, because of a scoffing speech of which he was accused against the Corinthians. The story goes that he was addressing the people of Leontini on the subject of the Corinthian invasion, and told them that there ...
— Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) • Plutarch

Words linked to "Athletic contest" :   Olympiad, preliminary, competition, athletic competition, Special Olympics, Olympic Games, decathlon, pentathlon, triple jump, tug-of-war, sports meeting, meet, contest, prelim, Olympics, athletics, hop-step-and-jump

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