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See definition of medalist on Dictionary.com
  • as inchampion
  • as invictor
  • as inwinner

synonyms for medalist

  • challenger
  • champ
  • defender
  • hero
  • number one
  • winner
  • advocate
  • ally
  • backer
  • conqueror
  • endorser
  • exponent
  • expounder
  • guardian
  • heroine
  • nonpareil
  • paladin
  • partisan
  • patron
  • proponent
  • protector
  • supporter
  • sympathizer
  • upholder
  • vanquisher
  • victor
  • vindicator
  • warrior
  • numero uno
  • the greatest
  • titleholder
  • top dog

antonyms for medalist

MOST RELEVANT
  • antagonist
  • enemy
  • loser
  • opponent
  • opposition
  • loser
  • failure
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How to use medalist in a sentence

The money paid to medalists by some countries can be vastly different from the amount available to other athletes on a consistent basis.
WHAT’S AN OLYMPIC MEDAL WORTH? IT DEPENDS ON WHOSE FLAG YOU CARRY.JOHN LOEPPKYAUGUST 11, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
This wouldn’t bother me so much if it weren’t also the case that medalists have to put their own medals around their necks to avoid close contact, however brief, with presenters.
I’M A HEALTH WRITER WHO COVERS THE OLYMPICS. HERE’S WHAT I THOUGHT OF THE TOKYO GAMES BUBBLEALICE PARK/TOKYOAUGUST 10, 2021TIME
At age 13, we were astounded as Great Britain’s Sky Brown became the youngest athlete and medalist for the nation.
TOKYO SURPRISES: EXPECT THE UNEXPECTEDTOYLOY BROWN IIIAUGUST 6, 2021OZY
While Wheaties is not an official sponsor of the 2020 Olympics, gold medalists tend to make prime targets, which makes the decision process even more complex, according to Johnson.
WHAT’S RARER THAN GOLD? MAKING IT ONTO A WHEATIES BOX.KALEIGH ROGERSAUGUST 6, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Since it first featured an athlete on its box in 1934 — New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig — Wheaties has placed the image of more than 850 athletes on the iconic orange box, 77 of whom were Olympic medalists.
WHAT’S RARER THAN GOLD? MAKING IT ONTO A WHEATIES BOX.KALEIGH ROGERSAUGUST 6, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
“Boring,” Noah Lyles said after the 200-m final in Tokyo, when asked how it felt to be a bronze medalist.
‘I AM NOT DEFINED BY BEING AN OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST.' NOAH LYLES HAS AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE ON MENTAL HEALTHSEAN GREGORY/TOKYOAUGUST 4, 2021TIME
NBC even edited out Yeo, the bronze medalist on vault, from its primetime show.
GYMNASTS SAY THEY NEED APPARATUS WARMUPS BACK. THAT SHOULD BE ENOUGH.DVORA MEYERSAUGUST 2, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Although Nigeria itself has not gone onto win the Olympic gold again in men’s soccer, Cameroon beat Spain to become gold medalists in the very next Olympics, in Sydney.
25 YEARS AGO, NIGERIA’S SUPER EAGLES WON OLYMPIC GOLD—AND CHANGED THE WORLD OF AFRICAN SOCCERKOVIE BIAKOLOAUGUST 2, 2021TIME
The men’s field is led by world bronze medalists Yul Moldauer, Donnell Whittenburg and Brandon Wynn.
FOR COMPETITION-STARVED U.S. GYMNASTS, WINTER CUP WILL MEASURE OLYMPIC READINESSLIZ CLARKEFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Jones and Russell became roommates, and in 1956, back-to-back NCAA champions and gold medalists at the Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia.
K.C. JONES, WHO COACHED BULLETS TO NBA FINALS BEFORE WINNING TWO TITLES WITH BOSTON, DIES AT 88GLYNN A. HILLDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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