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.

elite athlete

world-class performer in any physical sport.
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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.
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.
Queenslanders will get the elite athlete experience with a new training simulator designed to emulate track cycling at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-March 29, 2016-John Hancock Financial names elite athlete ambassadors for 2016 Boston Marathon
However, in order to become an elite athlete absence of infections are important, and such findings may appear illogical (Malm, 2006).
But while we cater for the elite athlete, we also offer sessions for everyone, young and old alike, no matter what level of ability.
NEW athlete recruitment and the sports achievements of students were celebrated at Newcastle University's annual elite athlete and sports scholarships presentation.
When an elite athlete makes those terribly bad decisions it often seems somehow worse.
It will improve the training experience from the beginner to the elite athlete," commented Joshua Ross, Co-Founder of Addaero.
Summary: BEIRUT: Saturday sees the launch of the Beirut Marathon's "Youth Elite Athlete Program" that will take place in five stadiums across Lebanon - Tripoli, Jounieh, Beirut, Sidon and Rayak - with 600 school children between 12 and 19 taking part.