Milind Soman, who got famous for his role of a superhero in science fiction television series Captain Vyom, successfully completed the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world, 'Ironman Triathlon'.
Organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), Ironman Triathlon consisted of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile cycle race and 26.2-mile run, without a break. To complete the triathlon, the participants are required finish it within 16 hours. About 2,000 participants from around the world participated in the triathlon which included seven Indians.
Our 50-year-old superhero completed the triathlon in 15 hours and 19 minutes. Wondering how? Here is how Milind's hard work paid off. The actor underwent 86 days of training, which started from April 15th 2015. And his hard work paid off.
Here are few updates that were posted by the actor on the social network site. These updates show how the actor was trained for Ironman. Caption Vyom actor had really worked hard to reach his goal.
Day 1 (April 15th): Training for Ironman Zurich 19th July begins today !!!!!!
Day 2: 2km swim 21km run
Day 26: Yesterday did an (almost) full distance Ironman nutrition trial to figure out the approximate points at which I need to eat and hydrate in an event that might take me 14-15hrs
temp about 40degC. swim 3.8k in 1hr 19min cycle 180k in 7hrs 50min and run 30k in 4hrs. Total time taken including about 1hr 45min transition time was 15hrs. Did not do the last 12k of the run, left it for 19th July
[Note: Mentioned here (on slide and above) are only few updates excluding the pictures, emoticons and hashtags. Source: Milind Soman Facebook]
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Posting This Image On FB, The Captain Vyom Actor Wrote
Day 30: Start of strength training
5×20 squats 10×10 squat jumps 10×10 burpees 6×12 pull ups - 12km run
(art by Sharmishtha Barve)
Posting This Image On FB, Milind Wrote
Day 54: Good long session yesterday
started with two 5km circuits of the alpha league including about 120 squats and 100 pushups then another 8km run followed by 101km cycle and 1.8km swim in the beautiful Thonnur Lake with Ironman Nagaraj Harsha.
Posting This Image On FB, The Actor Wrote
Day 84 Tuesday 7th July: 3.6km swim
thank you all and especially the Ambassadors of Pinkathon for the affection and warm wishes !
Posting This Image On FB, The Milind Soman Wrote
Day 86 Thursday 9th July: 90min on the bike.
After Winning, The Actor Wrote On FB, By Posting This Pic
One Ironman - Done
Beautiful experience, finished in 15hrs.19min
Thank you for all your good wishes people, your love makes a difference!!!
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