New Delhi, June 07, 2022: Shreyas Hosur, Dy. FA&CAO © from South Western Railway has made Indian Railways proud by becoming the first ever Railway officer and also the first ever officer from the non-uniformed Civil Services to complete the gruelling Ironman Triathlon.
The event included 3.8 km Swim, 180 km Cycling and 42.2 km Running. Shreyas completed the event in 13 hrs 26 mins on 5th June 2022, in Hamburg, Germany.
The finishers of the event are popularly known as ‘IRONMAN’ befitting the mental and physical strength the event demands.
The event started with 3.8km Swim at 6:30am in the chilly waters of the Hamburg lake which was followed by 180 km long cycling in the country side and ended with a full marathon of 42.2kms.