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2012 Olympic bronze medalist

Jonathan Brownlee
Name Jonathan Brownlee
Sex

Male

DOB 30 Apr 1990 (age 24)
Hometown Leeds
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Jonny Brownlee won Olympic bronze at the London 2012 Olympics. Brother Alistair, who is two years older, won the gold medal and Javier Gomez (ESP) won the silver. He trains full time in Leeds, where has been coached for all of his triathlon career by Jack Maitland and Malcolm Brown.

Jonny won the ITU world title in Auckland in 2012 having previously won the U23 world title in 2010. He is one of the most consitent athletes in the ITU World Triathlon Series having won it in 2012, finished second in 2011 and 2013 and third in 2014.

2010 was a breakthrough year for Jonny which saw him go from being a talented junior to a senior world champion and podium finisher in the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series. He was also an emphatic winner of the World U23 title in Budapest in September 2010.

Jonny completed a degree in History at Leeds University in summer 2012. He got a 2:1. He has also been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law by the University of Leeds (2013).

Jonny is a member of UK Sport Lottery funded British Triathlon Squad training at the performance centre in Leeds, coached by Malcolm Brown and Jack Maitland.

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Follow Jonathon on Twitter @jonny_brownlee.

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