Australian Dutton wins first gold at Nanjing Youth Olympics
Posted on Aug 17 2014 | IANS
Nanjing (China), Aug 17 : Brittany Dutton of Australia took the first gold medal of the second Summer Youth Olympic Games by winning the women's triathlon here Sunday.
Dutton registered a winning timing of 59 minutes and 56 seconds as she placed eighth in the 1.5km swimming at 10:21, ranked first in 40km biking at 31:00, and completed the 9.99km running first at 17:25, reports Xinhua.
Stephanie Jenks of the United States took the silver in 1:00:33, Emilie Morier of France placed third in 1:00:55, and Germany's Kristin Ranwig fourth.
The Games, running till Aug 28, features 222 events in 28 sports for more than 3,700 athletes aged between 15 and 18.