Wildwood Crest Olympic triathlete Joe Maloy followed his impressive performance at the Rio Olympics last month by finishing second Sunday in the Beijing International Triathlon in China.
Maloy, a 2004 Wildwood Catholic High School graduate, finished 57 seconds behind Olympic gold medalist Alistair Brownless of Great Britain Sunday. Brownlee completed the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike and 10K run in one hour, 52 minutes, 30 seconds. Maloy finished in 1:53:27.
Maloy nearly caught Brownlee during the run. He was timed in 34:23 to Brownlee's 35:54.
Maloy, 30, placed 23rd overall in Rio de Janeiro and was the top American finisher.