What are medalists?

Some articles on medalists:

Winter Guard International - Indoor Percussion Scores and Champions
... Indoor Percussion Fan's Favorite Award, Independent World Medalists and Finalists, Independent World Medal Count, Independent Open Medalists and Finalists ...
1983 European Aquatics Championships - Water Polo - Men's Event
1993 2013 ... Medalists Open water swimming 2010 ... Medalists ...
Olympic Games - Champions and Medalists
... Further information Lists of Olympic medalists and List of multiple Olympic gold medalists The athletes or teams who place first, second, or third in each event receive medals ...
Fencers Club - Member Notability
... trained or included more National Champions and Olympic Medalists than any other club in the United States, including Olympic Silver Medalists George Calnan and Joseph Levis, foilist. 2008 Olympic medalists include Silver Medalists Emily Cross (women's team foil), Erinn Smart (women's team foil), Keeth Smart (men's team sabre) ...
Queen Sofía Spanish Institute - Gala Gold Medalists
... Last year's 2010 Gala Gold medalists included Diane von Furstenberg and the Spanish National Soccer Team ... Other recent medalists include H.E ... Other well-known past medalists include fashion designer Carolina Herrera in 1997 and the Institute's current chairman and fashion designer Oscar de la Renta in 1993 ...