English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "athlete"

I'm no athlete; in fact, I'm terrible at sportsBecause he is an athlete, he is very careful about his diet.

I'm no athlete; in fact, I'm terrible at sports.

Their daughter is quite athletic, and does well in most sports.

Janet is not very athletically gifted, but she has a lot of fun playing sports nonetheless.

My son has always done well in athletics at school.

The overall athleticism of a decathlon competitor is quite amazing.

Hockey star Wayne Gretzky is perhaps Canada's most famous athlete.

Willie Shoemaker once observed that desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete.

I don't understand why my supposedly athletic son, who plays a number of different sports, takes the bus to school instead of riding his bike.

Reaching the summit of Mount Everest without the aid of oxygen tanks was an incredible athletic accomplishment.

Olympic testing of athletes for anabolic steroids began in 1976.

Since the revolution, Cuba has produced world class athletes and boxers.

In 1988, a small group of athletes from Angola were able to realize their dream of competing in the Olympics in Seoul, Korea.

The Olympic Games were so important to the ancient Greeks that all wars on Greek territory were halted to allow athletes to travel safely to Olympia in order to participate.

Many businesses in Norway sponsor athletic teams in a number of sports.

Discussion question: What qualities do you think are necessary to become a top athlete?

Find someone who is an athlete.


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