Brownlee brothers 1-2 with Javier Gomez finishing fourth in Dunkerque gives Sartrouville their second victory of the French Grand Prix triathlon series. Poissy’s Andrea Hewitt outsprints Charleville Tri Ardenne’s Emma Moffatt to win the womens race and lead her team to their second victory of the series.
Alistair Brownlee put aside the disappointment of the opening World Championship Series race in Sydney to record his first win of the year in a time of 55:49 at the opening round of the French Grand Prix triathlon series in Nice, France. With his Sartrouville team mates, younger brother Jonathan and their World Championship Series rival Javier Gomez, taking the second and third places the team also made a promising start to retaining the Division 1 team title.
Javier Gomez wins men’s race with Jonathan Brownlee taking silver after Alistair Brownlee slipped and injured himself on the third lap of the run having been with the lead pack throughout the race.
Paula Findlay holds off Barbara Riveros Diaz to take womens title in a time of 02:01:21 with current series champion Emma Moffatt finishing in 13th.