ALISTAIR BROWNLEE RUMORS

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-kilometer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Triathlete gives up chance to win in order to help his brother to the finish line

Olympic silver medalist Jonny Brownlee was leading the 2016 World Triathlon Series grand final in Cozumel, Mexico, and had the chance to win the season-long title - but he became disoriented in the final kilometer and didn't appear to be able to continue. Fortunately for Brownlee, his brother was just behind him. Henri Schoeman passed Brownlee to take the lead, but Alistair Brownlee...
Via FOX Sports
September 19, 2016

Video: Olympic champion helps exhausted brother cross finish line, gives up victory in the process

Sportsmanship is often talked about and rarely displayed. Every person participating in an event should have a modicum of humanity and help their fellow competitors. When two-time Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee helped his brother Johnny cross the finish line, he took the standard of sportsmanship to an entirely different level. It is one of the best moments I have seen in sports...
Via The Comeback
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Video highlights from all sections of men's and women's triathlons

They had to swim, bike and run for their gold medals, but in the end Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain and Gwen Jorgensen of the United States can finally rest easy. You can check out written recaps (with extensive embedded video) of both the men's and women's triathlon finals, but here's a compilation of all sections from both races. Men's triathlon final Women's triathlon final
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Dramatic triathlon finish sees Alistair Brownlee pass Jonny

Dramatic triathlon finish sees Alistair Brownlee pass Jonny
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagle Alum Joe Maloy Finishes 23rd in Men’s Triathlon

Boston College graduate finishes as the highest-placed American athlete. Boston College alumnus Joe Maloy competed in the men’s triathlon at the Rio Olympics on Thursday, finishing 23rd overall with a time of 1:48:30. Maloy, who finished four seconds behind the next closest competitor, crossed the finish line as the highest-placed American competitor. Great Britain took home first...
Via BC Interruption
August 18, 2016

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 Mid-Atlantic
August 18, 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

Men’s triathlon preview

Two of the three male triathlon medalists from the London 2012 Olympics are favored to medal again at the Rio Games. Even more remarkable: theyre brothers. Talk about sibling rivalry. Four years ago, Great Britains Alistair Brownlee earned gold by crossing the finish line in 1:46:25 just over 30 seconds faster than brother Jonathan, who won bronze with a 1:46:56 time. Between them...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Men’s triathlon preview

Two of the three male triathlon medalists from the London 2012 Olympics are favored to medal again at the Rio Games. Even more remarkable: theyre brothers. Talk about sibling rivalry. Four years ago, Great Britains Alistair Brownlee earned gold by crossing the finish line in 1:46:25 just over 30 seconds faster than brother Jonathan, who won bronze with a 1:46:56 time. Between them...
Via CSN Chicago
August 17, 2016
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