Kendall Gretsch captures triathlon gold with photo finish


Kendall Gretsch took home Paralympic gold, beating Australian Lauren Parker down the homestretch of the women’s triathlon PTWC.

The American crossed the line with a time of 1:06:25, besting Parker, who finished at 1:06:26. With Saturday’s win, Gretsch becomes the fifth American to clinch gold at the summer and winter Paralympic Games. Gretsch previously won the 6km biathlon race at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang.