Athletics

Britain's Alistair Brownlee wins Olympic triathlon

Alistair Brownlee of Britain has won gold in the men’s triathlon at the Olympics, delivering on his status as the clear pre-race favourite.

Brownlee pulled away from silver medal winner Javier Gomez of Spain halfway through the 10-km run Tuesday to finish in 1 hour, 46 minutes, 25 seconds. Gomez took silver, with Alistair’s younger brother Jonathan Brownlee claiming bronze.

The Briton even had time to grab a Union Jack flag from a fan as he celebrated down the home straight.

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