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Jonathan Brownlee

Jonathan Brownlee

GBR

Year of Birth: 1990
Place of Birth: Horsforth, Leeds
Current Ranking: 3 (4501pts)

Jonathan Brownlee is a professional English triathlete. He was the 2012 Triathlon World Champion, and the silver medalist in 2011 and 2013. Brownlee is the two time World Sprint Triathlon Champion and is the former Under 23 Triathlon World Champion (2010). Brownlee won the bronze medal in the Olympic triathlon at the London 2012 Olympic Games. His brother, Alistair Brownlee, is also a triathlon champion, having won the gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.

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.