a medal, traditionally of bronze or bronze in color, awarded to a person or team finishing third in a competition, meet, or tournament.
- bronze medalist, noun
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How to use bronze medal in a sentence
Molly Seidel earned a bronze medal in her third-ever marathon!What Do 60 Percent Of America’s Gold Medals From Tokyo Have In Common? | Josh Planos | August 9, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
When Alessandra Perilli earned a bronze medal in women’s trap shooting, it was the first-ever medal for San Marino, the tiny nation in Southern Europe.
Myles Amine won another bronze medal for the country in wrestling.
For Noguchi, the bronze medal marks the end of her career, as she announced her retirement from competition climbing with these Games.
Both teams lost their semifinal matches, but they both played for bronze medals.India’s Olympic Struggles Aren’t New, But It’s Making A Comeback In One Important Sport | Santul Nerkar (firstname.lastname@example.org) | August 6, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Just a few months ago, she was in top condition at Sochi, winning a bronze medal in the first ever Paralympic snowboarding event.
Fifth, a bronze medal, with inscription on the reverse side.Pistol and Revolver Shooting | A. L. A. Himmelwright
Third, a bronze medal, with inscription on the reverse side.Pistol and Revolver Shooting | A. L. A. Himmelwright
Among these, a friend of mine found a bronze medal of Isabella Orsini, a copy of which I send you.Isabella Orsini | Francesco Domenico Guerrazzi
It is the bronze medal, my lady,” said Joshua, with a blush; “the second prize for crayons in our section.The Three Brides | Charlotte M. Yonge
Honorable mention, 1887; bronze medal at Exposition at Lyons.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
British Dictionary definitions for bronze medal
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