He is also hoping to watch the Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who he met while visiting Jamaica.
"You're more of a sprinter than a shooter, if I'm any judge," said Locke.
In this play he had to move and he proved he was no sprinter.
Ten to one now they haven't got as fast a sprinter as our long legged Colon in their whole school.
A sprinter may get into the Big League and never steal a base.
Emetic was the fastest sprinter there that day; a sprinter, not a stayer.
Then the gravity that had suddenly perplexed Ken cleared from the sprinter's face.
It was all very well to tell him to gallop along at a livelier clip; but Nature had never intended Nick Longfellow for a sprinter.
Oh, he is a sprinter, and it is plain he knows how to steal bases.
Hugh explained that he did not smoke, that he was a sprinter and that the coaches said that cigarettes were bad for a runner.
1560s, "to spring, dart," from Old Norse spretta "to jump up." Meaning "to run a short distance at full speed" first recorded 1871. Related: Sprinted; sprinting.
1865, from sprint (v.).