TRIATHLON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Runner gives up chance to win to help brother cross finish line

Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee had a chance to win the final race of the World Triathlon Series in Cozumel on Monday, but he instead chose to help his brother cross the finish line. Jonny Brownlee, Alistair’s younger brother, could have won the series if he finished in first and Spaniard Mario Mola finished no higher than fourth. Heading into the final kilometer of the 10...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic triathlon champ Jorgensen to run 1st marathon in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) Olympic triathlon gold medalist Gwen Jorgensen will run her first marathon in November in New York. On Saturday, the 30-year-old Jorgensen became the first American to win the Olympic triathlon title when she crossed the finish line first in Rio de Janeiro. Four days later, she announced that she'll run the New York City Marathon on Nov. 6. Jorgensen said in a news...
Via Associated Press
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Brownlees make men's Olympic triathlon a family affair

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Just like four years ago in London, Alistair Brownlee grabbed a British flag, slowed to a trot and then walked across the finish line to win the gold medal in the men's Olympic triathlon. He dropped to the ground in exhaustion again. Only this time, moments later he got celebrate with his little brother. Jonathan Brownlee upgraded his bronze from 2012 to silver on Thursday.
Via CSN Chicago
August 18, 2016

Jorgensen wins triathlon final, season title

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Olympian Gwen Jorgensen won the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final on Saturday at Hawrelak Park to take the season title. Jorgensen, from St. Paul, Minnesota, became the first woman to win five WTS events in a season and pushed her career total to eight. She finished the 1,500-meter swim, 43.2-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run course in 2 hours...
Via Associated Press
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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