Gwen Jorgensen retains title in Chicago

A real-life American Dream played out live today to the throngs of supporters who’d shown up in Chicago to witness history being made. US heroine Gwen Jorgensen maintained her record-beating winning streak when it mattered most, providing the home crowd with a spectacle of sporting supremity. Sniffing the lead from the off, Jorgensen crossed the line 1:55:36 later to take her 12th consecutive WTS win and her second consecutive world title.