Jorgensen wins 4th straight Yokohama triathlon

May 14, 2016

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) Gwen Jorgensen of the United States won the world series triathlon in Yokohama for a consecutive fourth time on Saturday.

Jorgensen crossed the finish line after nearly two hours, more than a minute ahead of Ashleigh Gentle of Australia.

Ai Ueda of Japan was third, five seconds later.

Jorgenson, the favorite to win gold at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, returned to first place in the overall standings with the win.


Mario Mola of Spain captured the men's race, edging Crisanto Grajales of Mexico by .15 seconds.

Grajales made a world series podium for the first time, along with Kristian Blummenfelt of Norway, who was third.