Nanjing Youth Olympics: Australia's triathlete Brittany Dutton is event's first gold medallist

Brittany Dutton

Nanjing (China), Aug 17 (IANS): Brittany Dutton of Australia took the first gold medal of the second Summer Youth Olympic Games by winning the women's triathlon here Sunday.

Dutton registered a winning time of 59 minutes and 56 seconds as she placed eighth in the 1.5km swimming at 10:21, ranked first in 40km biking at 31:00, and completed the 9.99km running first at 17:25, reports Xinhua.

Stephanie Jenks of the United States took the silver in 1:00:33, Emilie Morier of France placed third in 1:00:55, and Germany's Kristin Ranwig fourth.

The Games, running till August 28, feature 222 events in 28 sports with more than 3,700 athletes aged between 15 and 18 participating.

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