01. The young men [sprinted] from the car into the house to avoid the rain.
02. The runners [sprinted] down the track towards the finish line.
03. The winner of the marathon was incredible; after running 40 kilometers, he still had enough energy to [sprint] the last 100 meters.
04. Donovan Bailey won gold in the 100-meter [sprint] at the 1996 Olympics, in a time of 9.84 seconds.
05. Greg Lemond [sprinted] past his nearest competitor to cross the finish line first in today's stage of Le tour de France.
06. The young boy began to walk quickly, and then broke into a [sprint] as the school bus came around the corner.
07. The [sprinters] gathered at the starting line, and began to stretch.
08. The Aussie cyclist was able to win the race with an incredibly exciting [sprint] over the last 100 meters.
09. He will be competing in the 100-meter and 200 meter [sprints].
10. American [sprinter] Michael Johnson was almost unbeatable in 200 and 400 meter races throughout much of the 1990s.
11. Although only nine inches tall, the roadrunner, a type of bird, can keep pace with a human [sprinter].
12. Runner Michael Johnson once remarked, "Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a [sprinter]; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best."
13. B. C. Forbes once suggested that in the race for success, speed is less important than stamina. The sticker outlasts the [sprinter].
14. Recent discoveries by scientists in England suggest that some large dinosaurs were able to [sprint] at speeds of almost 18 miles per hour.

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