Athlete Biography

Jonathan Brownlee is a professional English triathlete. Brownlee is the two time and reigning World Sprint Triathlon Champion and is the former Under 23 Triathlon World Champion (2010). In 2011 he finished second in the world following the conclusion of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Beijing.

Jonathan was educated at Bradford Grammar School before attending the University of Leeds, where he is studying history. He is a member of the Bingley Harriers and is coached by Malcolm Brown and Jack Maitland at the British Triathlon Federation’s High Performance Centre, based at Leeds Metropolitan University’s Carnegie Centre.

Jonathan’s older brother Alistair Brownlee was the winner of the 2009 ITU Triathlon World Championships and the 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series.

Jonathan Brownlee was the British youth champion in both triathlon and duathlon in both 2006 and 2007.  In 2008 he won bronze medals at both the ETU European Junior Triathlon Championships and ITU World Junior Championships, and placed 17th in his ITU World Championship Series début event in Kitzbühel.  During the 2009 season he also won gold in the triathlon at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival and competed in two races in the 2009 ITU World Championship Series, finishing 13th in Kitzbühel and 27th in London.
-“Jonathan Brownlee”. wikipedia.org. Retrieved 2011-12-16.

Athlete Education: Bradford Grammar School, University of Leeds

Athlete Coach: Malcolm Brown and Jack Maitland

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