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Abhijit Konwar wins title of Ironman

Abhijit Konwar wins title of Ironman

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 Nov 2018 7:38 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: Abhijit Konwar of Dibrugarh became the first athlete from Assam to complete the Ironman race as he successfully completed a full Ironman distance in Langkawi, Malaysia on November 17. He finished the distance in 14 hours 15 minutes and 37 seconds.

Needless to say, Ironman is long-distance triathlon race, organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a full marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run, raced in that order and without a break. It is widely considered as one of the most difficult one-day sporting events in the world.

The 38-year-old Oil India Limited, Duliajan engineer already completed the Half Ironman in Langkawi in 2017. This is stated in a release.

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