Real captain Sergio Ramos was sent off for preventing Jesus from going clear and will now be banned for the second leg at the Etihad Stadium on March 17.
Australia piled up 193 for five before bowling out South Africa for 96.
The addition of an ‘MTB + Run’ format for 2020 has further boosted interest, attracting 50 competitors seeking to add greater challenge.
The four-time Olympic champion had been asked by USADA whether he had been injected with L-carnitine, a naturally occurring amino acid, as part of its investigation into his former coach Alberto Salazar.
Przygonski second on stage; Khalid Al Mohannadi leads T3 after an accident for Jones.
World no.1 Djokovic will play seventh seed Karen Khachanov on Thursday after the Russian beat Austrian qualifier Dennis Novak.