Team GB has claimed its 19th gold medal of the London Olympics after Alistair Brownlee won the men's triathlon and his brother Jonny picked up a bronze.

Team GB has claimed its 19th gold medal of the London Olympics after Alistair Brownlee won the men's triathlon and his brother Jonny picked up a bronze.

Alistair Brownlee Jonny pose with their medals after the men's triathlon

Brownlee brothers take triathlon by storm

A great second day for Team GB in the first European Games. Our first medal gained in the Mens Triathlon with an amazing performance from Gordon Benson, topped off with a strong start in the qualification rounds for Artistic Gymnastics, Canoeing and Kayak.

A great second day for Team GB in the first European Games. Our first medal gained in the Mens Triathlon with an amazing performance from Gordon Benson, topped off with a strong start in the qualification rounds for Artistic Gymnastics, Canoeing and Kayak.

Alistair Borwnlee claims the Men's Triathlon Gold at London 2012.  Daily Olympic Update: 7 Aug 2012 (with images) · tweetsportcouk · Storify

Alistair Borwnlee claims the Men's Triathlon Gold at London 2012. Daily Olympic Update: 7 Aug 2012 (with images) · tweetsportcouk · Storify

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Alistair Brownlee of Team GB and other competitors dive in for the start of the Mens Triathlon on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hyde Park on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Alistair Brownlee of Team GB and other competitors dive in for the start of the Mens Triathlon on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hyde Park on August 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Alistair and Jonathon Brownlee

Alistair and Jonathon Brownlee

Alistair Brownlee celebrates winning the men's triathlon

Olympic triathlon: Alistair Brownlee wins gold, Jonny takes bronze

Team GB's Stuart Hayes & Bronze Medal Winner Jonathan Brownlee - London 2012 Olympic Men's Triathlon Final - Hyde Park

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Team GB's Gold Medal Winner Alistair Brownlee - AlLondon 2012 Olympic Men's Triathlon Final - Hyde Park

Team GB's Gold Medal Winner Alistair Brownlee - AlLondon 2012 Olympic Men's Triathlon Final - Hyde Park

Alistair Brownlee was the favourite to win gold in the men's triathlon that combined a 1,500m swim, 43km cycle and 10km run  around London's Hyde Park.

Alistair Brownlee was the favourite to win gold in the men's triathlon that combined a 1,500m swim, 43km cycle and 10km run around London's Hyde Park.

Large image of the Team GB Gold Medal Winner Miniature Sheet - Alistair Brownlee

Large image of the Team GB Gold Medal Winner Miniature Sheet - Alistair Brownlee

Alistair Brownlee

Alistair Brownlee

Alistair Brownlee, Jonny Brownlee Gold & Bronze respectively for Team GB

Team GB's London 2012 medal roll of honour

Team GB's Alistair and Jonny Brownlee led the cycling leg of the men's triathlon under Marble Arch.

Team GB's Alistair and Jonny Brownlee led the cycling leg of the men's triathlon under Marble Arch.

Alistair Brownlee - GOLD, Men's Triathlon

Alistair Brownlee - GOLD, Men's Triathlon

Brownlee brothers to lead Team GB triathletes at Rio 2016 Olympics

Brownlee brothers to lead Team GB triathletes at Rio 2016 Olympics

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