YOKOHAMA, Japan – Gwen Jorgensen of St. Paul won the world series triathlon in Yokohama for a consecutive fourth time on Saturday.
Jorgensen crossed the finish line after nearly two hours, more than a minute ahead of Ashleigh Gentle of Australia.
Ai Ueda of Japan was third, five seconds later.
Jorgensen, the favorite to win gold at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, returned to first place in the overall standings.
Mario Mola of Spain captured the men’s race, edging Crisanto Grajales of Mexico by .15 seconds.
Grajales made a world series podium for the first time, along with Kristian Blummenfelt of Norway, who was third.