Definition of grandstand finish in English:

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grandstand finish


(In sport) a close or exciting finish to a race or competition.
Example sentences
  • The Division Three title decider at Cure Hill was building up into a grandstand finish when the rain arrived.
  • Steeton scored twice in three minutes to set up a grandstand finish, but they could equalise.
  • It had everything you would expect from a final - massive defence, controversy, passion and a grandstand finish.

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