Alex Doherty

Occupation  World Champion Duathlete
Health and fitness ambitions  Another winning year in 2019
Favourite Bam flavour  Addicted to Vanilla 25G High Protein

"Winning the GB and World Championships is like nothing I've ever experienced?"

In just three short years Alex’s now competes at the very highest level on the planet in standard distance Duathlon for Great Britain. He’s not from a sporting background, and in-fact he was a painter and decorator by trade until very recently!

Hard work, grit and determination

Everything Alex has achieved has come from hard work, passion and determination. Alex first got into Duathlon in September 2015 after the recent loss of his father and he hasn’t looked back since.

What an incredible year

2018 was a big year for Alex winning the World and British duathlon championships along with all other duathlons he entered, breaking several course records along the way.

Alex recently had quite a dramatic career change! He’d always been in the painting and decorating trade but last year decided to turn his passion for sport into more than just a hobby. Alex now works with a local triathlon coach, delivering Wattbike training programmes.

Career ambitions

Alex’s plans in future to set up his own coaching business; He has a particular interest in developing young, talented athletes from grass roots to being able to compete at an International standard.

Health and fitness ambitions

For 2019 I will be competing in the ITU World, ETU European and British Duathlon Championships representing the British Triathlon Team.

Alex is an extremely dedicated athlete determined to succeed and enjoy the journey. He feels that if you want something enough then anything is possible and there are no limits on what you can achieve. We agree wholeheartedly with that sentiment.

A little more about Alex.

Alex loves to travel. Over the last couple of years, he and his partner have gone backpacking in Indonesia and The Philippines. Travelling, other than for altitude training and competition, is currently on hold as racing is quite expensive! But plans are afoot for a trip to South America.

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Photo credit: Wagner Araugo / ITU Media

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