Spain’s Javier Gomez beat out home-country favorites Alistair Brownlee and Jonathan Brownlee at Sunday’s ITU Word Championship Series Grand Final event in London. The race culminated with a sprint finish between Gomez and the younger Brownlee.
“It feels amazing to be world champion, I can’t really believe it,” said Gomez after his victory. “It probably wasn’t my day for running, I felt quite tired, so I was just working hard on the sprint, on the last kick. It’s amazing to be champion, I’m so happy.” Read the race recap.