(also known as ‘jocks’ in American English; plural: ‘athletes‘; for the right pronunciation of this word, please click here)
a person who is skilled in physical exercises and sports, such as running, jumping, etc. called ‘track and field’ and who participates in games and athletic competitions;
a sportsperson — a person who practises and participates in any sport,
Mourad was chosen as the best athlete from our school, and everybody hoped he would win at least two gold medals in running race events.
Each country sends several of its athletes to the Olympic Games.
Athletes need guidance not only from their trainers but also from their physicians and dietitians.
An ‘athlete’s foot’ is not a foot of any athlete but a kind of common skin disease that is found on the feet of people .