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2012 Olympic bronze medalist

Jonathan Brownlee
Name Jonathan Brownlee


DOB 30 Apr 1990 (age 24)
Hometown Leeds
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Jonny Brownlee was the bronze medallist at the London 2012 Olympics. Brother Alistair, who is two years older, won the gold medal and Javier Gomez (ESP) won the silver.

Jonny won the ITU World Championships in 2012. He has twice finshed runner up - to Alistair Brownlee in 2011 and to Javier Gomez in 2013. He has also been the ITU world sprint triathlon champion and world U23 Champion (2010).

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.

In 2011 he has announced himself as one of the leading senior male competitors in the world. He's finished on the podium at every Dextro Energy ITU World Championship Series event that he has raced during 2011 (Sydney, Madrid, London, Lausanne).

He raced as a junior in 2009 at the European and World Championships, but also raced as a senior at key events such as the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship London.

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 Laws 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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