Dr Pravin Gaikwad is a Paediatrician by profession and extremely passionate about fitness. He has been an ace runner and swimmer since his childhood and has countless podium finishes in short and long distance swimming and running.
During the 75 Km Javadu Ultra Run in August last year, he finished as runner-up. He has also participated in various iron man competitions. He and his wife, Dr Aarti Gaikwad who is a fitness enthusiast too, are the first Indian couple to have finished half Ironman distance triathlon.
Dr Pravin loves discussions about fitness and Anti-ageing ( He confesses that good medical knowledge helps a lot).He recommends having a disciplined approach to a race with proper nutritional care before and after the race.
Dr Pravin came First last year at the WNC Navy Marathon 2016 in the 10 km Sr Veteran Category with a timing of 44 min and 58 sec.