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Alex Yee hands Team England first 2022 Commonwealth Games gold; Laura Kenny wins bronze
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Alex Yee hands Team England first 2022 Commonwealth Games gold; Laura Kenny wins bronze

Olympic silver medallist Alex Yee led a thrilling comeback in the men's triathlon to win Team England their first gold of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Friday, while Laura Kenny won a bronze medal in the women's team pursuit.Yee, who won silver in the men's triathlon at Tokyo 2020 and gold in the mixed relay, said his win in Birmingham was perhaps the crowning achievement of his career so far as he overturned a 16-second deficit to New Zealand's Wilde in the 5km run."For me this is a home Games, the first time I have been able to race in front of my parents for a long time, this I would say is probably my greatest achievement ever," he said."I have a lot of time for Hayden, he is a great competitor and brought the best out of me every single day we race."Hayden had a significant lead f...