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Leeds graduate takes European gold

Alastair Brownlee

Alastair Brownlee wins at the ATU European Senior Championship event in Athlone, Ireland.

brownlee.htm Sport Science graduate, Alistair Brownlee won the title of European Champion with help from younger brother Jonny Brownlee, within the ATU European Senior Championship event in Athlone, Ireland.

The World Champion sat comfortably in the lead pack throughout the race. The final run saw Brownlee go head to head with Javier Gomez. Brownlee out ran Gomez to take the victory with a time of 1:44:24, proving that he has returned to sport after injury in fighting fit form.

For more information visit Alistair's website.

19th July 2010