Alexander Amos Yee MBE is a British professional triathlete and distance runner. He won the silver medal in the Men’s Triathlon at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday 26 July 2021 and the gold medal in the Triathlon Mixed Relay at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Saturday 31 July 2021.
Along with team-mate Georgia Taylor-Brown, Yee is the most successful Olympic triathlete in a single games, with a gold and a silver medal. He was also the winner of the 2021 Super League Triathlon Championship Series.
Yee completed his A levels at Kingsdale Foundation School in West Dulwich and then went on to study for a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science at Leeds Beckett University. His godfather is Fr. Neil Chatfield, a priest of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.
On 8 August, in the Podium 5 km at Barrowford, Lancashire, Yee ran 13:26 behind winner Marc Scott in 13:20, the second fastest 5 km time ever by a British athlete. Later in the month, Yee ran a personal best of 7:45.81 over 3000 metres at the Bromley Twilight Meeting. Alex Yee Parents: Know More About Him.
Alex Yee Parents
Alex Yee’s father name is not known. Moreover, her mother name is not known. As per his siblings, he is well educated.
Alex’s father, Amos, is a businessman who originally comes from Malaysia. His mother, Fiona, is a housewife. He has one brother, Adrian, and one sister, Stephanie. Alex is in a relationship with fellow triathlete Paige Patten.
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Alex Yee Facts
- Alex participated in the ITU World Triathlon Series for the first time at Abu Dhabi on March 8, 2019, with a sprint-distance event.
- After an impressive swim and bike, he set a new 5 km run pace to finish second to Mario Mola in a race with 9 DNFs.
- Alex confirmed his intention to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the buildup to the race, despite being a nationally ranked runner.
- After which he traveled to Japan for his first ITU World Triathlon Series Standard Distance event, where he finished in 5th place overall.
- In 2012, he became the first British athlete to win a gold medal in IPC Athletics European Championships. He broke his personal best time of 22.40 seconds with a time of 22.32 on dips at the North London Grand Prix.
- It was later that year that he set another best with an overall result of 42 points, winning the 100m backstroke in Budapest and finishing second behind Australia’s Cate Campbell in Dubai during Worlds selection heats for disabled athletes.