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Nashik Police Commissioner Singhal breaks Milind Soman's Ironman Triathlon record

Tuesday August 28, 2018 8:20 PM, & Agencies

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Nashik: Nashik Police Commissioner Ravinderkumar Singhal has successfully completed the Ironman Triathlon which involves a set of physically gruelling activities. Dr Ravindra Kumar Singhal is the only Indian Police Service (IPS) officer so far to participate in the tournament

The Ironman Triathlon is among the most difficult long-distance triathlons in the world and it includes cycling for a staggering 180 km, swimming for around 4 km and a 42-km full marathon, was held in France on Sunday.

Singhal, 53, completed the triathlon in 15 hours and 13 minutes as against the stipulated time of 17 hours, his trainer Dr Mustafa Topiwala told reporters here on Monday, according to PTI.

The Maharashtra-cadre IPS officer had undergone extensive training before heading to France last week to take part in the international competition, he said.

Earlier, model-turned-actor Milind Soman had successfully completed the race in 2015 and Maharashtra's senior IPS officer Krishna Prakash participated in it last year, Topiwala said.

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