Brownlee Brothers take gold and silver at Commonwealth Games

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Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee

By Russell Truran

Olympic medalists Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, from Leeds, triumphed at the Commonwealth Games yesterday- taking gold and silver respectively.

The Horsforth born brothers finished 11 seconds apart and over a minute clear of South Africa’s Richard Murray- who came in third.

After the first day of competition, England currently tops the medal tally with a total of 17- including six golds.

 

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