Part 3

Part 3  

For questions 17 – 24, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the  lines to form a word that fits in the gap in the same line. There is an example at the beginning (0).  

Write your answers IN CAPITAL LETTERS on the separate answer sheet.  

Example:  0 = PROFESSIONAL

 

Training sports champions 

What are the abilities that a (0) …….. sports person needs? To  guarantee that opponents can be (17) …….. , speed, COME , stamina and  agility are essential, not to mention outstanding natural talent. Both a  rigorous and comprehensive (18) …….. FIT regime and a highly nutritious  diet are vital for top-level performance. It is carbohydrates, rather than  proteins and fat, that provide athletes with the (19) …….. ENDURE they need to  compete. This means that pasta is more (20) …….. BENEFIT than eggs or  meat. Such a diet enables them to move very energetically when  required. Failure to follow a sensible diet can result in the (21) …….. BENEFIT  to maintain stamina. 

Regular training to increase muscular (22) …….. STRONG   is also a vital part of a  professional’s regime, and this is (23) …….. TYPE     done by exercising with  weights. Sports people are prone to injury but a quality training regime  can ensure that the (24) ……..SEVERE  of these can be minimised.