of the dimensions or length prescribed for the Olympic Games and other major athletic competitions: an Olympic-size speed-skating oval.
(of a swimming pool) having a length of 55 yards (50 meters) and a width of at least 23 yards (21 meters).
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Origin of Olympic-size
First recorded in 1965–70
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Examples from the Web for olympic-size
Sanitary operations alone required 7,400 Port-a-Potties that collected the equivalent of three Olympic-size pools of pee.