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Brownlees Take Top Spots At Cross Country Meet

The Olympic favorites finish first and second at the Yorkshire Cross-Country Championships.

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The Olympic favorites finish first and second at the Yorkshire Cross-Country Championships.

Photo: David Tyrrell

The world’s leading two triathletes, Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, destroyed the 221-strong field to take gold and silver at the Yorkshire Cross-Country Championships.

World triathlon champion Alistair impressed at a windswept Thornes Park in Wakefield as he completed the course in 34min 51sec.

Brother Jonathan just pipped Keighley & Craven’s Jorge Thomas for second place – four seconds behind his brother.

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