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Synonyms for runner-up

the competitor who finishes second

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Jet Airways (India) Ltd took the top award in the Small Fleet (24 or fewer aircraft), while Hawaiian Airlines was named as 1st Runner-Up and SriLankan Airlines as 2nd Runner-Up.
Women's singles category : Champion Estrelita Tongio (Philippines), 1tst runner-up Nashiroh Ishaq (Indonesia), 2nd runner-up Hamsa Hisham Al Khaldi (Malaysia)
Mixed doubles category : Champion Suprijadi and Gugun Gunawan (Indonesia), 1st runner-up : Doan Kien Trung and Le Van Hoan (Vietnam), 2nd runner-up Winston Dean Almeda and Roger Bunao (Philippines)
Green Team's Melinda Naz and Catherine Manalo won the Ladies' Good level, with Blue Team's Dorelyn Guillermo and Norma Ogot as 1st Runner-up and Red Team's Elena Cruz and Delia Reyes as 2nd runner-up while Green Team's pair of Lilet Aliasut and Rose Seballos won the Ladies' Better level championship over fellow Green Team members Sheree Ann Gueco and Cashmere Salindato.
Foodstuff 2nd runner-up and Almabani 3rd runner-up; mythical five Meting (Almabani), Jojo Castillo (Mr.
The awardees are as follows: Inter-Company Division Group A -- Almabani champion, Jeddah Eagles 1st runner-up, ALJ Used Cars 2nd runner-up, Uptown 966 3rd runner-up; Mythical five players Alberto Bandiola (Uptown 966), Nap Peredo (ALJ Used Cars), Loyola (Almabani), Caguioa (Almabani) and Alfred (Jeddah Eagles).
Cabot and a dozen other Vermont cheesemakers were honored with 36 awards including "Best of Show" 1st and 2nd Runner-ups.