athlete (sportsman/woman)

athlete (sportsman/woman)

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athlete (sportsman/woman):

Who are they and what do they do? An athlete or sportsperson plays sport or takes part in athletic competitions, as a professional.

What are the activities of the job? Participates in sport or athletics at relevant competitions, races and matches, trains for the technical aspects of the sport and to maintain his/her physical condition.

Where is it done and under what conditions? At various types of athletic or sports grounds beginning with indoor facilities through outdoor stadiums and in the open air or countryside, depending on the kind of sport.

What tools/equipment do they use?Equipment and clothing appropriate to the sport in question.

What do you need to succeed? You need relevant sporting or athletic talent, a strong will to win, make high demands on yourself, show persistence and in most cases also physical fitness and manual dexterity.


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