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JOHNNY BROWNLEE CLAIMS ITU WORLD CHAMPS

A great end to a long seaon for Jonathon Brownlee (GBR). After a thrilling ITU grand final race in Aukland, Johnny was out sprinted to the line by Javier Gomez (ESP) to take second, but taking the title in the standings.

In a rain soaked course, leading at the start in the swim leg, Richard Varga (SVK), who stormed ahead of the rest of the group. Coming out to the bike transition, Brownlee was on his heals and the pair broke away from T1 with a 37sec lead. Out on the 40km course they were eventually reeled in by the chase group, which included Gomex. New Zealander Kris Gimmel then got a break away and went into T2 with good lead. However, Gomez and Browlee were too strong and were out on their own for the rest of the race.