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SUBSTITUTE RUNNER [1 record]

Record 1 2007-02-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Track and Field
DEF

A runner who accompanies the track team as a substitute and who is designated to run in an event instead of the athlete selected for the said event.

CONT

Track teams include substitute runners who replace teammates, should they withdraw from an event. Source: Lynn Davies, Canadian Amateur Track and Field Association.

OBS

The generic "substitute" should be used only when it is clear that a "substitute runner" is meant.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Athlétisme
DEF

Coureur ou coureuse qui accompagne l'équipe d'athlétisme en tant que substitut et qui est désigné(e) pour participer à une épreuve au lieu de l'athlète sélectionné(e) pour ladite épreuve.

OBS

Source : Jean-Paul Baert, Association canadienne d'athlétisme amateur.

Spanish

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