Dr Kaustubh Radkar From Pune Becomes First Indian To Finish 29 Full Ironman Triathlons

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Pune, 17th October 2021: Dr Kaustubh Radkar, a 39-year-old doctor from Pune, has become the first Indian to finish 29 Full Ironman triathlons.

An ironman consists of 3.8 kms swimming, 180.2 kilometres cycling, 42.2 kms running, all done back to back with a maximum time of 17 hours total.

Dr Radkar finished his 4th Ironman in 10 weeks, at Ironman Mallorca, Spain which is known as one of the toughest bike courses with 2000 metres of elevation. He finished the race in 13 hours 14 minutes 16 seconds.

Speaking to Punekar News, Dr Radkar said, “Feel incredible that I could do this, mentally I was always ready physically the body allowed me to do.”

When asked about what next, he added, “I am looking forward to doing my 30th Ironman in 2022 with at least 30 of my trainees.”

Dr Kaustubh Radkar