While approximately 11,000 athletes will take part in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, only a few of them will make it onto the podium. But how much do you know about these would-be champions? In this video series, we showcase the promising athletes who are set to shine in Tokyo less than a year from now. This week, meet Team Australia’s swimming sensation Ariarne Titmus.
- Name: Ariarne Titmus
- Age: 20 (7 September 2000)
- Nationality: Australian
- Sport: Swimming
Best achievements so far
- Gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle at 2018 Commonwealth Games with a Games record time of 7:48.04
- World record 400m freestyle at the 2018 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) with a time of 3:53.92
- Word Champion 2019 of the women's 400m freestyle
Her social skills
Quote to remember
Is she special? No doubt about it. Special enough? We'll see...
Dean Boxall, her coach
Watch the video to know more about Ariarne Titmus