Britain take Olympic mixed triathlon gold

Publish: 7:34 PM, July 31, 2021 | Update: 7:34:PM, July 31, 2021

TOKYO,  – Britain won the mixed triathlon at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday as Jonny Brownlee finally earned a gold medal in his third Games.

The British team of Brownlee, triathlon individual silver medallist Alex Yee, Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown, who also won silver in the women’s event, finished 14 seconds clear of the US team, with France taking bronze.

It means Brownlee now has a full set of Olympic medals after a career spent chasing his elder brother Alistair.

He finished in silver medal position behind him in the individual event at the 2016 Rio Olympics and took bronze behind him at London 2012.