Milind Soman Named India’s Ironman: See what the supermodel did to win the toughest triathlon

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Mumbai, July 21: Supermodel-turned-Bollywood actor Milind Soman won India's Ironman title after successfully completing Triathlon competition in Zurich, Switzerland on July 19.

The triathlon competition is known to be the toughest races in the world. At least 2,000 participants including seven Indians participated in the triathlon 2015.

Milind Soman won India's Ironman title

The competition includes a 3.8-km swim, a 180.2-km cycle ride and 42.2-km run. It does not allow the participants to take a break. All participants need to complete the entire process within 16 hours to win the title of 'Ironman'.

Here it can be mentioned that 50-year old Milind Soman completed the triathlon in 15 hours and 19 minutes.

After winning the title, Milind Soman was quoted as saying, "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 added while speaking to the Indian Express.

The supermodel has been practising for the event for many months. He posted several photos with updates on social networking site Facebook.

Here are a few photos shared by Milind Soman on his official Facebook page:

Day 58 Training for Ironman! 25km run and finally managed a 5min plank:)#Journey2IronMan #BecauseWeCan

Posted by Milind Soman on Thursday, June 11, 2015

Day 62 Training for Ironman! Yesterday 2km swim 39min - 100km cycle 4hrs 20min - 21km run 2hrs 20min:)#Merida #Tomtom today rest day.. #Journey2IronMan #BecauseWeCan #Zurich19thJuly

Posted by Milind Soman on Sunday, June 14, 2015

Day 64 Training for Ironman! 4km swim 1hr 16min:)#Tomtom #Journey2IronMan #BecauseWeCan#Zurich19thJuly

Posted by Milind Soman on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Day 67 sat 20th June - Training for Ironman! 2km swim in the beautiful lake Bharadwaj in Delhi and 12km run:) #Merida...

Posted by Milind Soman on Sunday, June 21, 2015

Day 72 Wed 25th June - Training for Ironman! 15km run:)#Tomtom #Journey2IronMan #BecauseWeCan #Commit #Focus #Zurich19thJuly

Posted by Milind Soman on Thursday, June 25, 2015

Day 74 Saturday 27th June - Training for Ironman! 15km run 90min on cycle trainer 6 min plank:)and my favourite bananas !!! #Tomtom #Journey2IronMan #BecauseWeCan #Commit #Focus #Zurich19thJuly

Posted by Milind Soman on Saturday, June 27, 2015

Day 86 Thursday 9th July - Training for Ironman! 90min on the bike:)#Merida #Journey2IronMan #BecauseWeCan #Commit #Focus #Zurich19thJuly

Posted by Milind Soman on Thursday, July 9, 2015

One Ironman - Done:)Beautiful experience, finished in 15hrs.19minThank you for all your good wishes people, your love makes a difference!!!#50thYear #BecauseWeCan #Live2Inspire

Posted by Milind Soman on Monday, July 20, 2015

Captain Vyom turned Ironman.... 󾭞 󾭞 󾭞Hearty Congratulations, Milind Soman, for the title IRONMAN.A big salute to you !!!!

Posted by Milind Soman on Monday, July 20, 2015

Day 84 Tuesday 7th July - Training for Ironman! 3.6km swim:)thank you all and especially the Ambassadors of Pinkathon...

Posted by Milind Soman on Tuesday, July 7, 2015

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