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Olympic24: Ennis-Hill set for Gotzis, rapid Farah wins in US

Jessica Ennis-Hill set for first heptathlon since winning gold at London 2012, while Mo Farah records fastest 10,000m time of 2015 in Eugene. He...

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Brownlees look to carry fine form into London duel

The fittest and fastest will come out on top as the Triathlon Series returns to London on Sunday according to Alistair Brownlee, who takes on br...

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Brownlees' delight as World Triathlon Series set for Leeds

This year’s World Triathlon Series might be in full swing but the Brownlee brothers are already looking ahead to next season after it was announ...

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Olympic champion Brownlee satisfied with silver in Yokohama

Alistair Brownlee admitted he was struggling to remember a time he felt worse during a race after narrowly losing out on World Triathlon Series ...

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Brownlee dominates rivals to win in New Zealand

Jonathan Brownlee dominated his rivals to claim a convincing victory in the ITU World Triathlon Series in Auckland.

The former world cham...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 1 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

www.alistairbrownlee.com

Alistair Brownlee is a double world champion in the ITU World Championship Series and a multiple winner on the circuit.

He is a two-time winner of the ITU World Championship Series race in London – 2009 and 2011 – and a double gold medallist at the European Championships.

Brownlee also won the world under-23 title in 2008, two months before his Olympic debut, but his most successful year was 2009, when he won all five ITU World Championship Series races entered.

He missed the early part of the 2012 season with an Achilles injury but returned to share victory with brother Jonathan at the Blenheim Triathlon, just a few weeks before the Games.

Brownlee began a degree in medicine at Girton College, Cambridge, but left in 2006 to move back to Yorkshire, focus on triathlon and study for a degree in physiology and sport at the University of Leeds.

As a junior, Brownlee was an impressive fell and cross- country runner, coming second in the English Junior Cross Country Championships and winning the Yorkshire county title on several occasions.

In 2009, Brownlee represented Great Britain at the European Cross Country Championships in Dublin.

At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Brownlee won gold in Triathlon.