"What sets Alistair apart is that he's an athlete who only needs to be told something once," confided the Brownlees' coach Jack Maitland last week, as he put several journalists through swim, cycle and run sessions alongside triathlon's most famous
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World Champion in triathlon, which just happens to be the same sport at which you excel. Ask Jonny Brownlee.Sibling rivalryDespite his U23 and Sprint world titles the younger Brownlee still thinks he is that one step behind 22-year-old Alistair
Jonny Brownlee has followed rapidly in older brother Alistair's footsteps to take silver in the ITU World Championship series in only his first full senior season. The adage that younger siblings have all the fun certainly seems true - whilst
."It's interesting," she says with a laugh. "There are athletes doing really well who are really young. I mean Hollie Avil went to the Olympics as an 18-year-old. Alistair and Jonny [Brownlee] are young [23 and 21, respectively] and it's going to be interesting
Alistair and Jonny [Brownlee] and Helen [Jenkins] because they’re doing so well. I really do think they could win medals.How do you deal with the ups and downs of racing?I’ve worked with Joce Brooks from British Triathlon since I was 16, which is fantastic
. The boys getting the medals (Alistair and Jonny Brownlee won Gold and Bronze respectively in London last July) was an amazing experience; I was down there for that, watching them get gold and bronze. I think especially with the Commonwealth Games coming up
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