Athletes to watch: Ariarne Titmus

Ariarne Titmus after winning the Women's 200m LC Freestyle during the 2019 Australian National Swimming Championships
Ariarne Titmus after winning the Women's 200m LC Freestyle during the 2019 Australian National Swimming Championships

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.

Basic info

  • 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

Athletes to Watch - Tokyo 2020 | Ariarne Titmus
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