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Great British sporting moments of 2016: Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee secure Rio 2016 triathlon one-two

Create: 12/16/2016 - 17:55

An emotional embrace at the men’s triathlon finish line proved to be one of the most iconic moments of Rio 2016 as siblings Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee claimed gold and silver respectively for Team GB. Six seconds separated the dominant duo as Alistair became the first man to successfully defend his title

Vicky Holland, who hails from Newent and won Team GB’s first women’s triathlon medal with bronze two days after the Brownlees’ triumph in Rio, says …

How I became hooked on triathlon

Create: 06/11/2016 - 00:00
Chippenham Tri member and Ironman-in-waiting Alex Ralton explains how he became bitten by the triathlon bug...
 
A health scare some five years ago prompted me to take up running to lose weight and get into shape. Once I got used to running five or six miles I started running the odd 10k but I swore blind I would never go further than 6.4 miles.

Triathlete Vicky Holland sees hard work pay off with Rio 2016 qualification

Create: 12/09/2015 - 16:04
Qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games a year early? That was no fluke. For triathlete Vicky Holland, it was just desserts after over 20 years of brutally punishing training. It was the reward for a season which had begun with Holland’s foot in a boot while the seemingly impossible task of selection weighed heavily on her shoulders.
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