Comment on Jonathan Brownlee becoming world triathlon champion

Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Ann Castle has issued the following statement on the success of Leeds athlete Jonathan Brownlee, who became ITU World Triathlon Champion yesterday.

Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Ann Castle said:

“Massive congratulations to Jonny Brownlee for becoming world triathlon champion. It is a fantastic achievement and coupled with both his and his brother Alistair’s success at the Olympics it means they are now getting richly-deserved national recognition for their amazing performances. They are wonderful ambassadors for Leeds and Yorkshire and we are immensely proud of them both. Well done Jonny and best wishes for more success next year.”


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