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Week 47: Talking Sport: Alistair Brownlee

Follow sporting stories and learn English along the way.

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pursue, attempt

Welcome to Talking Sport!

This week we follow the training of the British triathlete team, including Alistair Brownlee.

Alistair is the current World Triathlon Champion.

The 24-year-old also won the title in 2009 and is one of Britain's best hopes for this year's Olympic Games.

Join Natalie in this week's video to find out more about a triathlon's training and learn the words 'pursue' and 'attempt'.

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Vocabulary: pursue, attempt

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