7 Apr 2014

Gomez wins 3rd Auckland triathlon

1:03 pm on 7 April 2014

Spain's Javier Gomez has won the opening round of the world triathlon series in Auckland.

It was the third year in a row Gomez has won the event.

He was followed across the line by the 2012 runner up from Britain Jonathan Brownlee.

Briton Jodie Stimpson won the women's race from 2013 champion Anne Haug of Germany.

New Zealanders Ryan Sissons and Andrea Hewitt both finished sixth in the respective races.