Liverpudlian super heavyweight Price's first boxing memory was watching Harrison strike gold and now he is looking forward to making his own mark in Beijing. To win a gold medal in a competition, typically an athletic contest. Britain's brilliant rowers won two more golds; the women's team pursuit maintained the cycling squad's irresistible success in the Velodrome and, to cap it all off Ennis, long jumper Greg Rutherford and Mo Farah - in the 10,m - struck gold.
If you strike goldyou win a i struck gold! medal in a competition. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars.
Explore Thesaurus. Literally, to discover gold, as in a gold mine. If you strike gold , you win a gold medal in a competition.