American Williams grabs bronze

Updated: August 26, 2004, 10:40 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Hamish Carter knew what he was up against when he and Bevan Docherty came down the stretch together in the Olympic triathlon.

"I thought, 'He's beaten me too many times over the last couple of years,' '' Carter said.

Carter pulled away from Docherty on the final lap of the swim-cycling-run event Thursday, giving New Zealand a gold and silver finish.

Sven Riederer of Switzerland got the bronze after fading from the pack of leaders toward the end.


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