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The competitive athletic sport of running distances of 400 meters or less.
- ‘Jackson hit out at the standards of British sprinting earlier this week.’
- ‘As an underage athlete he was talented but had a very unusual sprinting style.’
- ‘After lunch the athletes were divided into teams for mini competitions and took part in javelin, shot-put and sprinting.’
- ‘In every other country in the world, they can't do enough for their sprinting heroes.’
- ‘So new was she to top-flight sprinting that she had never before worn spikes.’
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