On this day in 2014: Alistair Brownlee beats brother Jonny to Commonwealth gold

Alistair Brownlee beat brother Jonny to the gold medal in the boys’s triathlon on the Commonwealth Video games, on this day in 2014.

The Olympic gold medallist had time to seize England and Yorkshire flags and provides his brother a clap earlier than strolling throughout the end line at at Strathclyde Nation Park.

England had by no means received a medal in the game on the Commonwealths earlier than however took dwelling 4 in one day after Jodie Stimpson produced an outstanding efficiency to take gold in the ladies’s race, with Vicky Holland successful a shock bronze.

The lads’s race was not practically as aggressive due to the unimaginable dominance of Yorkshire’s Brownlee brothers.

They led just about from begin to end however it was older brother Alistair who once more had the sting to add the Commonwealth title to his Olympic and world crowns.

“I’m lucky I’ve received the world title, I’ve received the Olympic title and to full the set with the Commonwealth title as nicely, that’s a very powerful factor for me,” he mentioned.

“They’re the large three issues in Olympic-distance triathlon so it’s good, it’s way over I ever may have dreamed of.”

Jonny, who received Olympic bronze in 2012, completed 11 seconds adrift whereas South Africa’s Richard Murray received bronze.

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