Hiromu Inada of 86 years the star of the Ironman of Hawaii
Hiromu has entered history by becoming the oldest athlete to finish the Ironman of Kona
This Japanese athlete Hiromu Inada, surprised the whole world by becoming the older man who has been a finisher in the Hawaii Ironman , since he completed it at his 86 years of age.
Hiromu finished the test in a 16 time: 53: 50 (the maximum is 17) completing the 3,8 km of swimming in 1: 51: 26, the 180 km of cycling in 8: 02: 40 and the 42 km of the marathon in 6: 28: 18.
Hiromu Inada arrival video
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Hiromu Inada ?? 86 years
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«The prediction is that it would arrive after 17 pm, but the last few meters have been incredible. I am very happy, it is a dream come true. Until next year!"Said Inada on social networks while holding his long-awaited trophy.
Hiromu is not the first time he has competed in the race, since 7 has already done it with this one. He started in the triathlon at the 69 years of age.
He trains around 40 hours a week, covering 440 kilometers between the three modalities, with Sunday as the only day off. “Triathlon is special because it allows me to enjoy three sports. Although there is nothing like the feeling of winning.
All an example of overcoming and how there is no age to enjoy sports. We hope to see you next year beat the record again.