Definition of bronze medal in English:

bronze medal


  • A medal made of or coloured bronze, customarily awarded for third place in a race or competition.

    • ‘Emma won one silver medal in the walk and three bronze medals in the badminton and track and field events.’
    • ‘He won a silver medal in football and bronze medals in unihoc, table tennis and the 60-metre sprint.’
    • ‘France are in second place with Canada in third with both the silver and bronze medals up for grabs in the final race on Saturday.’
    • ‘Emma Standish, aged 12, won a gold medal for table tennis and a bronze medal in swimming.’
    • ‘At county level it was our best ever year, with a total of 23 gold medals, two silver medals and 14 bronze medals.’
    • ‘Over the two days the team won ten gold medals, three silver medals and four bronze medals.’
    • ‘I won a silver medal and three bronze medals which was great.’
    • ‘Goddard, 21, cut a dejected figure for a man who had just been awarded a bronze medal.’
    • ‘Darren can now add his gold medal to the silver and bronze medals won at the championships when they were held in Killarney last year.’
    • ‘The polytechnic won the championship shield, three gold medals, one silver medal and five bronze medals.’
    • ‘The gutsy athlete felt her bronze medal success proved her race tactics were right.’
    • ‘Poland's Mateusz Kusznierewicz won the final race to claim the bronze medal.’
    • ‘In 2000 he raced in a double scull at the World University Championships, winning a bronze medal.’
    • ‘The winner of each repechage then faces the runner-up in the other, with the two victors awarded bronze medals.’
    • ‘Jones won three gold medals and two bronze medals in Sydney.’
    • ‘The two men are also Davis Cup teammates, as well as winning the Olympic bronze medal in doubles together.’
    • ‘Overall, independent India has just three bronze medals in Olympics outside of hockey.’
    • ‘He now has one gold medal and two bronze medals, with five events left to go.’
    • ‘The winners of their respective matches will contest the final, while the losers will play off for the bronze medal.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, Britain came away with two bronze medals from the European Indoor Championships in Sardinia.’
    third prize
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bronze medal