Almost 50, Milind Soman Completed One Of The Toughest Triathlon & Won The Ironman Title

Do you get up every morning thinking you will work out but by the end of the day you fail to do so because of your ‘busy’ schedule? Well, Bollywood actor and model Milind Soman, who will turn 50 this November has given all 20-year-olds something to think about.

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1. The achievement!

Milind Soman has won the Ironman title at a triathlon held in Zurich in Switzerland on July 19, which is considered one of the world’s toughest races and had 2,000 participants which included seven Indians.

 

2. What does the race consist of?

The triathlon includes:

  • 3.8-km swim
  • 180.2-km cycle ride
  • 42.2-km running

All this has to be done in that order without a break. The participants are required to complete within 16 hours to win the title of ‘Ironman’.

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3. How much time did Milind take?

50-year old Milind Soman completed the triathlon in 15 hours and 19 minutes.

 

4. And, what does he have to say?

“If you are sufficiently aware and monitor your body’s response at every stage in terms of nutrition and pace, it will all come together. I wanted to gift myself something special in my 50th year and I am glad I could do this.”

He prepared really well, and I’m sure it was a brilliant experience for him. 🙂

News Source: The Indian Express

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