Tokyo Olympics: GB’s Georgia Taylor-Brown takes silver in triathlon regardless of struggling a puncture | World Information


Georgia Taylor-Brown has received silver for Group GB within the girls’s triathlon, regardless of a puncture throughout the biking part.

The earlier finest efficiency ever for a British girl triathlete was Vicky Holland’s bronze in Rio 2016 however Taylor-Brown went one higher on day 4 of the Tokyo Olympics.

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy took gold, Bermuda’s first-ever Olympic champion.

Flora Duffy won Bermuda's first-ever gold at the Olympics
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Flora Duffy received Bermuda’s first-ever gold on the Olympics

After a detailed swim and cycle, with 5 within the main pack, world champion Duffy stormed forward within the run main comfortably the entire method.

Taylor-Brown, who could have challenged for gold however for a flat tyre, secured silver after passing Group USA’s Katie Zaferes on the ultimate lap.

It was a disappointing morning for the opposite Brits within the triathlon, with Vicky Holland ending thirteenth and Jess Learmonth ending ninth, after falling again within the run regardless of being within the main pack for a lot of the occasion.

Duffy was beaming as she crossed the end line with a time of 1:55:37 with Taylor-Brown, from Manchester ending simply over one minute behind Duffy.

Her silver medal is the second Group GB silver within the triathlon after Alex Yee took second within the males’s occasion on day three.

Georgia Taylor-Brown secured a silver medal in  Tokyo
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Georgia Taylor-Brown secured a silver medal in Tokyo

“The primary lap of the run was panic mode,” Taylor-Brown mentioned.

“I feel I undoubtedly paid for it within the latter a part of the run however it paid off.”

Bermuda is the bottom populous nation to win gold and it is the nation’s first medal since Montreal 1976.

Jiuta Wainiqolo of Fiji battles with Britain's captain Tom Mitchell in a disappointing match for Team GB
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Jiuta Wainiqolo of Fiji battles with Britain’s captain Tom Mitchell in a disappointing match for Group GB

On the second day of the rugby sevens pool, Fiji laid down a marker with the holders beating Group GB 33-7 within the remaining pool sport.

Each groups received their opening video games on Monday, securing a quarter-final berth and GB had not conceded a degree previous to this match.

Earlier, hosts Japan suffered their third loss in as many matches with a 36-12 defeat by the hands of Canada.



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