Repechage

Repechage (ʒ; repêchage, `fishing out, rescuing`) is a practice in series competitions that allows participants who failed to meet qualifying standards by a small margin to continue to the next round. == Types of repechage == Different types of repechage can occur. As a basis for the examples below, assume that 64 competitors are divided into .....
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repechage

noun a race (especially in rowing) in which runners-up in the eliminating heats compete for a place in the final race
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repechage

a race (especially in rowing) in which runners-up in the eliminating heats compete for a place in the final race
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Repechage

A round (usually in sprint competitions) in which losers of previous heats race against each other to gain re-entry into the competition.
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Repechage

the competition formula which gives losers of a direct elimination bout a second chance to stay in the competition
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Repechage

the competition formula which gives losers of a direct elimination bout a second chance to stay in the competition
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repechage

[French] second chance; a round in a track racing series that allows a second chance for losers of early qualifying heats.
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