Athlete Profile - Alistair Brownlee

 

Alistair Edward Brownlee, MBE (born 23 April 1988) is a British triathlete. He is the 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold medallist in the triathlon, and the only athlete to win two Olympic titles in the event. He is also a two-time Triathlon World Champion, winning in 2009 and 2011, a two-time World Team Champion (2011, 2014), a three-time European Champion, and 2014 Commonwealth champion.

His brother, Jonathan Brownlee, is also a triathlete, placing second in the 2016 Olympics, third in the 2012 Olympics, winning the 2012 World Championship and the last World Sprint Triathlon Championship, in addition to accompanying his brother in their World and Commonwealth mixed team relay victories.

Brownlee was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to triathlon.

Personal information

Nickname: Al
Born: 23 April 1988 in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England
Education: Bradford Grammar School University of Leeds
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)

Achievements

Olympic Medals: 2 Gold
ITU Triathlon World Championships: 4 Gold and 1 Bronze
ETU Triathlon European Championships: 3 Gold and 1 Silver
ITU Triathlon Junior World Championships: 2 Gold and 1 Silver
European Junior Triathlon Championships: 1 Gold and 1 Bronze
ITU Duathlon World Championships: 1 Silver
Commonwealth Games: 2 Gold

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