Brownlee brothers embrace after historic win

Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee (left) hugs his brother Jonny after claiming gold and bronze in the triathlon.
Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee (left) hugs his brother Jonny after claiming gold and bronze in the triathlon. Credit: Press Association

The Brownlee brothers today won the first Olympic medals for triathlon by Team GB.

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Brownlees storm to medal wins

Thousands of Team GB fans cheered the Brownlee brothers to their historic gold and bronze triathlon triumph today. Alistair lived up to his pre-race billing with an emphatic victory while it was younger brother Jonathan who finished third.