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Addison man wins top ‘Biggest Loser’ prize

Addison resident Toma Dobrosavljevic (pictured above) won the grand prize of $250,000 n NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” by one pound tonight, beating out Springfield physical education teacher Sonya Jones.

The 33-year-old  Dobrosavljevic, a senior project manager, had made a promise nine years ago to his dying father that he would get healthier. He began the show at 336 pounds and during Thursday night’s weigh-in Dobrosavljevic was at 165 pounds, which translates to 171 pounds lost.

“I kept my promise,” the former soccer player said during the finale of the 16th season of “Biggest Loser.”

Read about the beginning of his journey here.