Definitions for "Finalist"
Any of the players who meet in the final round of a tournament in which the losers in any round do not play again.
an applicant selected and designated by the committee to receive a donated cycle pending final approval by the donating clinic
The Finalist is the entry recommended to go into the Final Selection by the First Round Judging Panel.
Keywords:  athletes, swim, race
Athletes who swim in a final race.
a contestant who reaches the final stages of a competition
an individual who has been through at least one interview and who, if the references are positive, will most likely be offered the position