heptathlete
noun Etymology: blend of heptathlon and athlete Date: 1981 an athlete who competes in a heptathlon

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  • heptathlete — noun /ˈhɛp.tæθ.lit/ An athlete who competes in the heptathlon …   Wiktionary

  • heptathlete — hep·tath·lete || hep tæθliːt n. athletic contest in which female athletes compete in seven competitive events …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Joyner-Kersee, Jackie — orig. Jacqueline Joyner born March 3, 1962, East St. Louis, Ill., U.S. U.S. athlete. She won four consecutive National Junior Heptathlon championships and starred in basketball and track and field at UCLA. In 1986 she became the first heptathlon… …   Universalium

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