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    Kerala dentist wins 5th IRONMAN title

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    The Hawk
    November21/ 2023
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    Triumph in Tough Terrain: Kerala Dentist Flemingson Lazarus Clinches 5th IRONMAN Title in Melbourne Battling Adverse Conditions.

    Kerala dentist, Flemingson Lazarus

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala dentist, Flemingson Lazarus, has won the 5th IRONMAN title which was held in Melbourne, Australia.


    IRONMAN is a title awarded by World Triathlon Corporation to a triathlete who completes the event within stipulated cut-off timing, all done in succession on a single day.


    For 52 year-old Kerala dentist, this was his fifth successful title after winning it previously in Malaysia, Finland, Egypt and the U.S in June this year.

    Kerala dentist, Flemingson Lazarus



    “On the race day, the conditions were very tough. There were strong winds and cold temperatures but I was able to complete it in within 6:43: 43 hours,” Lazarus said.

    Kerala dentist, Flemingson Lazarus



    The events consists of 1.9 km swim, 90 km cycling and 21.1 km running.

    Kerala dentist, Flemingson Lazarus



    “I have won the title one more time. I have done it five times now. I aim for winning the IRONMAN title in each continent. I hope, I will be able to do it,” said Lazarus.

    —IANS