Translation of athlete in Spanish:

athlete

Pronunciation: /ˈæθliːt/

noun/nombre

  • (sportsperson) atleta (masculine and feminine) he's a born athlete es muy dotado para los deportes
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    • Big money comes more quickly for athletes in other sports than it does in boxing.
    • I have noticed in the last year or two a drop-off in the number of young athletes coming into the sport.
    • Although not a natural athlete, he could perform amazing physical feats.
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    • Any halfway competitive track athlete ought to be able to cover that in 20 seconds, tops.
    • Many local athletes competed in the North East's leading open meeting of the season.
    • Have a good week at work and best of luck to our athletes in the track and field events today!

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