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Chris Nikic becomes first person with Down syndrome to finish an Ironman
Chris Nikic becomes first person with Down syndrome to finish an Ironman
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Chris Nikic wrote sports history in the early hours of German time on Sunday morning. In Florida, the 21-year-old American was the first person with Down syndrome to complete an Ironman.

After two years of training, Nikic completed the 3.86 km swim, 180 km bike ride and a marathon on Saturday in Florida within 16:46:09 hours.