Olympic Triathlon 2012: Day 11 Results, Medals, Highlights & More
The Brownlee brothers each brought a medal to their home Great Britain, older brother Alistair took the gold after running the last 10,000 meters in 28 minutes and Jonathan earned bronze despite a 15-second penalty for mounting his bike too early.
Alistair finished the three-portion course in one hour, 46 minutes and 25 seconds. Younger brother Jonathan finished 31 seconds after his elder and 20 seconds after mutual teammate Javier Gomez of Spain who earned silver.
The three medalists race for French team EC Sartrouville embraced each other after crossing the finish line, sharing a historic moment minutes later, standing on the podium of the second Olympic Triathlon event.
American Hunter Kemper finished 14th with a time of 1:48:46.
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