The 2020 Tokyo Olympics is in full swing and the watchers are excited about every forthcoming match. People from all over the world are watching this event and are often hoping their country wins these matches and makes their country feel more proud by taking medals. Players of every country are showing their potential, even setting a new benchmark. The current example is an Australian Swimmer, Ariarne Titmus who win the gold medal in the category of women’s 400m freestyle at the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo. She made her country proud with this win and increase the hopes of their natives.
Who is Ariarne Titmus?
On Monday, 25th July 2021, Ariarne (20-year-old) won a breathtaking final, coming behind to defeat the holder of the world recorder, the five-time Olympic winner, Katie Ledecky who is representing the United States. Her nation is highly disappointed with her defeat even she is feeling bad but it’s part of the game that only one can win and another get defeated.
Katie is considered the greatest woman swimmer has faced her first loss in the final Olympics. Whereas Ariarne became the second player who brings the 2nd gold medal in their home at the 2020 Summer Olympics after winning the game in the category of women’s 400m freestyle. In the 4x100m freestyle final, She sets a time of 3:56.69 after beating the swimming champion by less than a stroke. On Monday, 25th July, Ariarne’s pathbreaking victory gives birth to the world’s biggest sports event. Let’s read below what we know about her.
She is 20 years old an American swimmer and competing in her first world’s biggest sports event “Olympic Games” and she proves herself that’s why she is qualified for this. Ariarne is a member of the Cali Condors, a group in the International Swimming League. She and her family migrated from Tasmania to Queensland in the year 2015 in order to find better training capabilities. In the year 2017, World Aquatics Championships. She takes part in the women’s 200-meter freestyle event.
She competed in her 1st world championship event in the year 2017 FINA World Aquatics Championships held in Budapest. She got her international gold in the freestyles of 400 and 800 along with a 4×200 freestyle relay in the year 2018 Commonwealth Games. She took silver in the 200 freestyle. She makes her nation proud as well as her coach Dean Boxall. Her coach is super excited about this win and his powered-up reaction termed “iconic” by admirers.