Alex Dowsett

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Birthday
3, 1988
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1988 (age 30)
Birthplace
England

About

British road racing cyclist who has earned notable victories at events like the Bayern-Rundfahrt and the British National Time Trial Championships. He broke track cycling's world hour record with a distance of 52.937 kilometers in 2015.

Before Fame

He was born in Maldon, Essex and attended King Edward VI Grammar School in Chelmsford. He was a swimmer before taking up cycling.

Trivia

He suffers from the blood disorder known as haemophilia. Because of his need to inject himself with medicine, he received a special exemption from the Union Cycliste Internationale's policy against the usage of needles.

Family Life

His father is British Touring Car Championship driver Phil Dowsett. He has a sister named Lois.

Associated With

He and Spain's Juan Jose Lobato have both ridden for UCI ProTeam Movistar Team.