Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is fondly revered with the sobriquet ‘Iron Man of India’, Robert Downey Jr. is popularly known as ‘Ironman’ (being the lead actor of IRONMAN series) and now one more name will get added to the list. Well, the popular model and Bollywood actor Milind Soman doing us proud has successfully acquired the ‘title’!
Milind Soman completed the one-day sport Ironman Triathlon held in Zurich, Switzerland on 19 July. He completed the triathlon in 15 hours and 19 minutes and won the Ironman title. It is heard that the triathlon is considered one of the world’s toughest races and had 2,000 participants which included seven Indians. The triathlon includes a 3.8-km swim, a 180.2-km cycle ride and 42.2-km run raced in that order without a break which the participants are required to complete within 16 hours to win the title of ‘Ironman’.
50-year old Milind Soman, who was practicing for the triathlon for last few months, has indeed made us proud for this big feat! Our heartiest congratulations to him.