Jonny targets triathlon glory

Jonny Brownlee has vowed to be more aggressive in an effort to beat his brother to the triathlon gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Jonny and brother Alistair are both representing England for the first time in the event at Strathclyde Country Park after the event was axed at the 2010 games in New Delhi.

Alistair, 26, the current Olympic champion, recently won the Triathlon World Series event in Hamburg, while Jonny finished five seconds back in third place.

Jonny, who is two years younger, has only ever beaten Alistair when he has been injured or unwell but has vowed to change that at the Lanarkshire venue.

"Alistair's very fit. This course definitely suits him. It's a very hard bike and it suits his aggressive racing, but I'll try my best," he said. "In training we've been very similar so all I can do is try - again."

And Jonny admitted the absence of his brother contributed to disappointing finishes in Yokohama and London earlier this season.

"Not having Alistair training with me definitely affected that because he's a guy when the coach tells you to run round at a certain pace, he tries to run five seconds quicker.

\"I definitely missed that and I got a few little things wrong. I think I over-trained a little bit in the winter and then lacked that real top-end training."

The only man competing in the Commonwealths to have beaten the Brownlee brothers this season is South African Richard Murray.

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