Britain’s Alistair Brownlee won gold in the men’s triathlon and his younger brother Jonathan took bronze, thrilling the home crowd in Hyde Park. The older Brownlee finished in 1 hour 46 minutes 26 seconds. Spain’s Javier Gomez finished 11 seconds back to take the silver. The top American finisher was Hunter Kemper, who took 14th […]

Slovakia’s Richard Varga led the Olympic men’s triathlon after the swim portion, emerging from the water in 16 minutes 56 seconds with Spain’s Javier Gomez close behind in 17:00. Britain’s Brownlee brothers, crowd favorites, followed the leaders by just seconds. Jonathan Brownlee, 22, stood in fourth place entering the bike portion of the race in […]

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  • Aug 7, 2012
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Nicola Spirig of Switzerland won the gold medal in a photo finish, edging Lisa Norden of Sweden at the tape at the finish of the third phase, the run, in Hyde Park. Both triathletes were credited with times of 1 hour 59.48 seconds. Erin Densham of Australia took the bronze, just two-hundredths of a second […]