I am writing my resume and, in the group projects section, I want to say - in a very short way - that I participated in a competition and among 5 teams, mine ranked 2nd.

To express that, can I say, referring to that project: "2nd placed out of 5 teams competing" ? Is it grammatically correct?

Thanks in advance for you help.

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"Placed second out of five teams competing."

Or, a little more colloquial, "came in second out of five teams competing."


You can say that you were runner-up in the 5-team competition.

runner-up noun A competitor or team taking second place in a contest. ‘he was runner-up in the 200 m individual medley’ - ODO

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