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Synonyms for runner-up

the competitor who finishes second

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The winner and runner-up of the overall competition will receive a scholarship reward to contribute towards their tuition fees.
There will be seven semi-finals - in seven different cities (Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Gujarat, Faisalabad and Mirpur) involving students from over 50 leading universities across Pakistan - and the winner and runner-up of each semi-final will compete in the final in Islamabad.
After a competitive round of fixtures, Ibrahim Zulfiqar from the City School and Nosherwan Fayyaz from FAST National University were judged to be the winner and runner-up respectively.
I wish the winner and runner-up the best of luck for the final.
It looks like Murs could follow in the footsteps of 2008's runner-ups, JLS.
First-place award winners received a cash prize of $2,500 and first runner-ups received $1,000.
I hope to see another strong performance from the winner and runner-up from this heat in the final.
He received Rs 11,400 cash and championship trophy, while Uzair got Rs 7,800 cash and runner-up trophy.
There will be seven semi-finals in seven different cities (Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Gujarat, Faisalabad and Mirpur) involving students from over 50 leading universities across Pakistan and the winner and runner-up of each semi-final will compete in the final in Islamabad.
First runner-up in singing category Madhu Lama was previously the second runner-up in similar contests organised by Nepalese Cultural Family (NCF) and Rupandehi Social Service Initiative (NSSI).
Taken out of the Vodafone Derby earlier in the week, owner-breeder David Tsui's charge, trained by Aidan O'Brien, was sent in to an immediate lead by Seamus Heffernan and managed to retain his advantage through a combination of courage and a possible lack of match-fitness by runner-up Sunshine Street.
First runner-up Zzyzx won $10,000 in cash and prizes and second runner-up Pope Dreams won $5,000 in cash and prizes.
The well-backed Addington Boy was the main sufferer from the leader's fall but he did not lose much momentum and ran on well to take third spot, three and a half lengths behind the runner-up, Strong Promise.
Oak Park has been paced by junior Mark Nevers, the runner-up in the State Division IV finals and in the Ventura County championships last season, senior Erik Wackenstedt and junior Ben Saxey.