Triple Crown

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The term Triple Crown is often used to describe the act of winning or completing the three most important or difficult or prestigious events, tournaments, or prizes in a given field. Originating in England in the mid-19th century in the sport of horse racing, it has spread to other competitive endeavors.

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  • Triple Crown of international film festivals: Cannes, Venice, and Berlin[1]

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  1. ^ Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente, Volume 6, Part 2004. Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema, GobBsAs, Secretaría de Cultura, Subsecretaría de Gestión e Industrias Culturales. p. 99. ... Berlin, Cannes and Venice, the triple crown of international festivals. 
  2. ^ McCaffery, Larry. "An Interview with William Gibson". Retrieved 2007-11-05., reprinted in McCaffery 1991, pp. 263–285