Commonwealth Games 2014: Brownlee Brothers Fire England to Team Triathlon Gold

Updated: 27 July 2014 10:28 IST

The English quartet of Vicky Holland, Jonathan Brownlee, Jodie Stimpson and Alistair Brownlee clocked 1hr 13min 24sec around the course.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Brownlee Brothers Fire England to Team Triathlon Gold
Gold medal winner Alistair Brownlee, right, and silver medal winner Jonathan Brownlee pose on the podium following the men's Triathlon race © AP

Glasgow:

Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee fired England to a cleansweep of the triathlon gold medals on offer at the Commonwealth Games, anchoring the mixed team to relay victory on Saturday. (CWG Day 3 Highlights | Medal Tally | Schedule)

The sprint distance mixed team relay was making its Games debut, with teams featuring two men and two women who each swam one 250m lap of the Strathclyde Loch before embarking on a 6km cycle and a 1.6km run.  (CWG Day 3 Wrap)

The English quartet of Vicky Holland, Jonathan Brownlee, Jodie Stimpson and Alistair Brownlee clocked 1hr 13min 24sec around the course. (Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela wins gold)

South Africa took silver in 1:14.13, just a second ahead of bronze medallists Australia. Canada were just three seconds off the podium in fourth in a tight finish. (CWG: Bronze for Indian judoka Rajwinder Kaur)

The result meant England swept the triathlon board after Alistair Brownlee and Stimpson won the individual men and women's Olympic distance events on Thursday. (CWG: Lifter Omkar Otari wins Bronze)

Topics : Cycling Commonwealth Games 2014
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