Video: Olympic champion triathlon helps brother over the finish line
The final of the World Triathlon Series in the Mexican Cozumel was Sunday, a dramatic final chord. The Brit Jonathan Brownlee seemed to be on the road to the watched and the world championship, but hit in the last 500 meters overcome by the heat.
Supported by his brother and olympic champion Alistair succeeded Jonathan Brownlee still second behind the South African Henri Schoeman.
The Spaniard Mario Mola, who as the fifth ended, earned just enough points to get Brownlee to remain in the end position.
Video: Alistair Brownlee helps his brother Jonathan crossed the finish line
The Dutchman Marco van der Stel finished in the last race of the World Series in the middle. After the swim leg made the 24-year-old triathlete from Capelle aan den IJssel is part of a platoon of 44 athletes 1 minute and 39 seconds behind, and had a kopgroepje of eight men.
Its duration of 33 minutes, and 49 seconds, did Van der Stel, eventually, on the 29th place finish.