Milos Kostic – Ironman!
Milos Kostic, P.Eng., PhD.
Metallurgical Engineering, Belgrade University 1963.
PhD in Materials Science, University of British Columbia 1976.
Born in Serbia, living in Canada, the city of Regina, province Saskatchewan.
In 1982, at the age of 41, he ran his first marathon..
Milos ran more than 200 marathons and ultra marathons Including the six World Marathon Majors, posting some best world and Canadian times for 60-69 and 70-79 age groups (http://marathoncanada.com/mcMarathonRankings.htm).
He ran his marathon PR of 2:57:07 in 1991 at age 50.
Since 2004 he completed more than 50 ironman and half iron triathlons.
In 2005 completed his first full ironman (Canada Ironman) and won M60-64 age group in World Ironman Championship in Kona
He won Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, eight times in age groups 60-64, 65-69, and 70-74 setting course records (at that time) in each of these age groups.
He was also two times age group winner of Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Las Vegas.
Milos has won multiple awards and honours in Saskatchewan and Canada, including Triathlon Canada Grand Master Athlete of the Year; Triathlon Canada Magazine Triathlete of the Year; and Saskatchewan Master Athlete of the Year.
In 2014 he was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame.
Milos is 75 years old.