Geneva's Kevin McDowell won his second international medal in youth triathlon competition in two months on Sunday, taking the bronze at the International Triathlon Union Junior World Championship in Budapest, Hungary.
McDowell, won won a silver at the Youth Olympic Games last month in Singapore, had a time of 52 minutes, 22 seconds for the 750-meter swim, 19.03-kilometer bike ride and 5,000-meter run.
Finishing one spot behind McDowell in fourth was Sandburg's Lukas Verzbicas, who had a time of 52:36. Another Geneva resident, Ben Kanute, was 40th in 54:55.
And still another Geneva triathlete, Kelly Whitley, took fourth in the female competition at 59:20. Whitley had won the bronze medal in Singapore. Kaneland's Jennifer Howland was 20th in 1:00:23.