elite athlete

A person who is currently or has previously competed as a varsity player (individual or team), a professional player or a national or international level player. Elite atheletes are at increased risk of injury

elite athlete

Sports medicine An athlete with potential for competing in the Olympics or as a professional athlete; EAs are at ↑ risk for injuries, given the amount of training, for psychological abuse by coaches and parents, and self abuse. See Female athlete triad, Overtraining.
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The Elite Athlete Mentor Program enters its second annual partnership between the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Live Women's International Rugby Union Sky Sports Main Event, 9.45pm Sarah Hunter (left) is set to lead England when they take on France at San Diego's Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Centre.
Live Women's International Rugby Union Sky Sports Main Event, 9.45pm Sarah Hunter, left, is set to lead England when they take on France at San Diego's Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Centre.
All things come to an end, and for the elite athlete the transition out of sport represents a unique and profound challenge.
John Hancock Chief Marketing Officer Barbara Goose said, "We look forward to our 2018 John Hancock Elite Athlete Team joining us on Patriots' Day to seek the coveted Boston Marathon title.
The company is engaged in the development and sale of elite athlete wearable tracking solutions and sale of analytics for athlete tracking.
Tribune News Network DOHA British elite athlete Gemma Steel has been training in Doha for over a week for the Ooredoo Doha Marathon due to take place this weekend.
British elite athlete, Gemma Steel, has been training in Doha since December 30th 2017 for the Ooredoo Doha Marathon due to take place this weekend.
Leader Lis Greenwell said: "Our aim is to develop and bring young people together in order to give them the best possible understanding of what it means to be an elite athlete."
Throughout June and July Tom and his staff of expert coaches is holding an Elite Athlete Development Camp in Elmhurst to share their innovative techniques to develop strength, power, speed and agility that will not only help make high school athletes better now, but will also help them reach their true athletic potential.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-March 29, 2016-John Hancock Financial names elite athlete ambassadors for 2016 Boston Marathon