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Spanish translation of “athlete”

athlete

noun /ˈӕθliːt/
a person who is good at sport, especially running, jumping etc
atleta
Hundreds of athletes participated in the games.
athletic /-ˈle-/ adjective of athletics
atlético
He is taking part in the athletic events.
good at athletics; strong and able to move easily and quickly
atlético
She looks very athletic.
athletics /-ˈle-/ noun singular the sports of running, jumping etc or competitions in these
atletismo
Athletics was my favourite activity at school.
(Definition of athlete from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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