Britain's Alistair Brownlee won gold with the fastest Olympic triathlon yet Tuesday as his brother Jonny recovered from a time penalty to take bronze -- and then dramatically collapsed minutes later.
Britain's Alistair Brownlee celebrates with the Union flag while crossing the finish line to win the men's triathlon event at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Brownlee won the Olympic men's triathlon with a dominant run Tuesday as his younger brother, Jonny, finished third.
The elder Brownlee completed the 1.5km swim, 43km bike-ride and 10km run at London's scenic Hyde Park in 1hr 45min 25sec, the quickest since triathlon's Olympic debut in 2000, and 11 seconds ahead of Spain's Javier Gomez.
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