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2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games – Women’s Race

Gwen Jorgensen surged away from defending Olympic champion Nicola Spirig to win the first Olympic gold medal in triathlon for the U.S.

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Gwen Jorgensen of the United States surged away from defending Olympic champion Nicola Spirig of Switzerland to win the first Olympic gold medal in triathlon for the United States on Saturday at Copacabana Beach. Vicky Holland of Great Britain sprinted past teammate Non Stanford for the bronze at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. Read the recap here and go inside the Jorgensen/Spirig battle here