Australian Dutton wins first gold at Nanjing Youth Olympics
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.
(Posted on 17-08-2014)