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London 2012 hopefuls: The Brownlee Brothers

Great Britain's Jonathan Brownlee (left) and Alistair Brownlee (right) Photo: ITV News

ITV News at Ten is profiling individual British athletes competing at London 2012.

Jonathan and Alistair Brownlee are two brothers who live and train together and compete together in the Triathlon.

They are number one and two in the world respectively and are tipped for Gold and Silver at the Games.

Mark Austin went to meet them at their Yorkshire home as they prepare for the biggest day of their lives.

Alistair Brownlee

  • Sport: Triathlon, 1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
  • Age: 24
  • Hometown: Horsforth, Leeds
  • Height (cm): 185
  • Weight (kg): 70
Alistair Brownlee during the running stage of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Hyde Park in 2011 Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Jonathan Brownlee

  • Sport: Triathlon, 1500m swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running
  • Age: 22
  • Hometown: Horsforth, Leeds
  • Height (cm): 178
  • Weight (kg):68
Jonathan Brownlee (left) during the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Hyde Park, London in 2011 Credit: ITV News

Watch extended footage of Mark Austin's day with the Brownlee brothers.

The Brownlee brothers will compete in the Men's Triathlon on the 7th August at 11:30am.