Triathlete Gives Up First Place Victory To Help Stumbling Younger Brother Cross The Finish Line! Watch The Heartwarming Video!
So much for sibling rivalry!
British triathlete Alistair Brownlee ruined his own chances of winning the gold at the World Triathlon Series so he could carry his dehydrated brother to the finish line!
Jonathan Brownlee was in first place over the weekend at the race in Cozumel, Mexico — but started wobbling near the end of the 6.2 mile running portion of the triathlon.
With only a few hundred meters left, the athlete began to shake and came to a halt, until his 28-year-old brother rounded the corner and scooped Jonny up to help him finish!
As South Africa's Henri Schoeman pulled ahead, Alistair supported Johnny in his arm until they reached the finish line — where he pushed his 26-year-old brother ahead of him to secure second place.
Alistar, who took bronze in the race, told NBC Sports after the finish: