Who is Flora Duffy: Bermuda’s Flora Duffy won Olympic women’s triathlon in Tokyo early on Tuesday morning, earning the country its first ever Olympic gold medal and its first medal of any kind since 1976. Duffy faced-off against Britain’s Georgia Taylor-Brown, winning the triathlon in one hour 55 min 36 sec. Taylor-Brown took the second position, with Katie Zaferes from the United States claiming bronze.
Triathlon is a grueling race made up of one mile open-water swim, 25 miles of biking and a run of 4.6 miles.
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