Participants

Ariarne TITMUS

Ariarne TITMUS
    Swimming
Birth Date:  07 Sep 2000
Place of Birth:  LAUNCESTON
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  17
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  177
Weight (Kg):  63

Events and Medals


Ariarne TITMUS - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Women's 400m Freestyle Final 4:00.93 10 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)

Ariarne TITMUS - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 11:04
Women's 200m Freestyle Heat 2
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 20:04
Gold Medal Event Women's 200m Freestyle Final
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 21:50
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Final
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 12:11
Women's 800m Freestyle Heat 2
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 19:43
Gold Medal Event Women's 800m Freestyle Final
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 10:43
Women's 400m Freestyle Heat 3
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 19:37
Gold Medal Event Women's 400m Freestyle Final
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Result
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 200m Freestyle 17 1:58.79
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 400m Freestyle 4 4:04.26
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 800m Freestyle 14 8:37.10
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 3 7:48.51

Nickname: Arnie, The Terminator (Courier Mail, 13 Dec 2017; theaustralian.com.au, 15 Apr 2017)
Occupation: Student (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Dean BOXALL (AUS) (themercury.com.au, 28 Jul 2017)


Sporting relatives

"My mum (Robyn) was a runner. She was a sprinter and Australian champion 4x100m with Tassie (Tasmania), and my dad (Steve) played cricket." Steve TITMUS (AUS) is a news producer and chief of staff for the Seven Network. (Athlete, Feb 2018)


Reason: "Love the water." Had a pool three minutes from home in Tasmania. (Athlete, Oct 2017; Athlete, Feb 2018)
Ambition: Qualify for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. "It would be amazing to represent Australia in front of a home crowd." (abc.net.au, 1 Aug 2017)
Memorable: Collecting bronze in 4x200m freestyle relay at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: American swimmer, Katie LEDECKY. “She’s definitely an inspiration for me because she’s only three years older... seeing her at worlds and being able to race her, it was really good to learn from her.? (Courier Mail, 13 Dec 2017)
Influence: Family. "They moved states for my dreams." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ritual: "I wear my lucky socks to every final. On the blocks I twinkle my fingers before they say go." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

PROUD TASMANIAN
Became the first Tasmanian woman in more than 30 years to win a final at the Australian National Championships, winning the 800m freestyle title in April 2017. (abc.net.au, 11 Apr 2017)


BRISBANE BOUND
Family moved from Tasmania to Brisbane in 2015, so she could pursue her dream of swimming for Australia. (theaustralian.com.au, 11 Apr 2017)


BATTLE
Contracted food poisoning just days before her World Championships debut at Budapest 2017, which heightened pre-race nerves. "I didn't really know how I was going to race and was vomiting the weekend before racing started. But I was positioned next to Katie LEDECKY (USA), which was really exciting." Finished fourth in 400m freestyle, behind record holder LEDECKY. (abc.net.au, 1 Aug 2017)

HISTORY
Became the first woman in 14 years to complete the 200m, 400m, 800m freestyle treble at the nationals, in March 2018, and only the sixth in history, following champion swimmers such as Tracey WICKHAM, Janelle ELFORD and Julie ­McDONALD. (theaustralian.com.au, 5 Mar 2018) 

NAMED
Father, Steve, is a television journalist and nicknamed TITMUS 'The Terminator' after observing her take-no-prisoners approach to racing. (theaustralian.com.au, 5 Mar 2018) 


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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