Baku, June 14, AZERTAC
Great Britain's European U23 champion Gordon Benson has won the men's triathlon in 1:48.31 after a thrilling battle at Bilgah Beach.
Benson held off the fast-finishing Portuguese Joao Silva, who emerged from 50 seconds back in fifth place, over the last lap of the run. Silva finished second in 1:48:42.
Rostyslav Pevtsov produced a fantastic finale to earn bronze for Azerbaijan.