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Jonny Brownlee wins Auld Lang Syne Fell Race

Fancy dress runners make their way across Bronte Country in the Auld Lang Syne Fell Race Credit: John Giles/PA Wire

Olympic Bronze medalist Jonny Brownlee has won the traditional Auld Lang Syne Fell Race - but did not join in with a fancy dress costume.

The race through Bronte Country takes place every New Years Eve starting from the Penistone Hill Country Park, in Keighley, the Olympians home town.

Olympic Triathlon Bronze medalist Jonathan Brownlee on his way to victory Credit: John Giles/PA Wire
Fancy dress runners make their way through the rain Credit: John Giles/PA Wire

Jonathan Brownlee takes world triathlon title from brother

Britain's Jonathan Brownlee has succeeded his brother Alistair as the triathlon world champion, following a second place finish behind Spain's Javier Gomez in the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final in Auckland, New Zealand.

Jonathan Brownlee with his Olympic bronze medal Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Gomez out-sprinted Brownlee in a thrilling finish to win the elite men's race, covering a 1.5 kilometre, 40km cycle and 10km run in two hours and 29 seconds - winning by two seconds.

Gomez took second place behind the Olympic bronze medalist in the overall series standings.

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Brownlee brothers crowned Yorkshire's latest Olympics heroes

The Brownlee brothers' success in the men's triathlon continued the outstanding medal haul of athletes from Yorkshire at London 2012.

Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee's swim, cycle and runs to gold and bronze, respectively, has seen them hailed as local heroes in Leeds, as ITV Calendar reports.

Their dedication and commitment to their sport is astonishing, and they are perfect ambassadors and role models for Leeds. It is wonderful to see that rewarded with this well-deserved success. We cannot wait to give them a heroes’ welcome when they come back to Leeds to celebrate.

– LORD MAYOR OF LEEDS COUNCILLOR ANN CASTLE

Brownlee brothers receive their triathlon medals

Alistair Brownlee (left) claimed gold before Jonathan Brownlee collected bronze. Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

The Brownlee brothers have received the fruits of their labours around central London today in the Olympic men's triathlon.

Alistair Brownlee, 24, came first to win Team GB's 19th gold medal of the Games before Jonathan Brownlee, 22, claimed bronze despite serving a 15-second penalty during the race.

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