Alistair won gold. Jonny won bronze. And their brotherly teamwork decimated the field and brought back the medals for Britain. How hard was it? They had to delay the medal ceremony because Jonny could not stand afterward.
Alistair Brownlee claims triathlon gold with brother Jonny taking bronze Alistair Brownlee became Great Britain’s first ever triathlon champion, ahead of Spain’s Javier Gomez and brother Jonny Brownlee, to seal the nation’s 19th gold of the London Games.
Alistair Brownlee claims triathlon gold and Jonny takes silver at Rio Olympics • Alistair Brownlee makes history as first triathlete to successfully defend title • Jonny upgrades London 2012 bronze to silver to seal Great Britain’s dominance