silver medal

noun

: a medal made of silver that is given as a prize to someone who wins second place in a contest

Examples of silver medal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The 23-year old Mansour won a National Gold Gloves title in 2023 and captured a silver medal at the 2022 National Championships. Ivan Carter, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Apr. 2024 Some who watched Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts saw Sara McMann and Tatiana Suarez – collegiate wrestlers who won medals in international competition, including Ms. McMann’s silver medal at the 2004 Olympics. Marc Levy, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 Mar. 2024 The Tara Davis-Woodhall who is undefeated in the women’s long jump this indoor season appears to be the same gregarious athlete who won a silver medal in last year’s world championships in Budapest, Hungary. John Ortega, Los Angeles Times, 3 Mar. 2024 Christian’s mom, Lisa, was a standout track athlete and soccer player, while his grandfather Dave Sime won a silver medal in the 100-meter dash at the 1960 Olympics. Kyle Newman, The Denver Post, 10 Feb. 2024 Carmel Olympian won silver medal in 4x200 freestyle relay at worlds. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 8 Jan. 2024 Hakala has also been a member of multiple world championship teams, winning the silver medal in 2019. Chantz Martin, Fox News, 1 Dec. 2023 The silver medal was won by the pregnant and boisterous Russian Anna Geniushene and the bronze went to the cool and calm Ukrainian Dmytro Choni. Patrick Frater, Variety, 16 Feb. 2024 Four days after the disappointment of winning the silver medal in the 100-meter freestyle, Larson won gold in the 4x100-meter medley relay, breaking the world record. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 9 Feb. 2024

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“Silver medal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silver%20medal. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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