Tokyo Olympics, Swimming

Tokyo Olympics, Swimming

Swimming: Australia's Titmus wins women's 400m freestyle gold at Tokyo Olympics

Swimming: Australia's Titmus wins women's 400m freestyle gold at Tokyo Olympics

26/7/2021 7:11:00 AM

Swimming : Australia's Titmus wins women's 400m freestyle gold at Tokyo Olympics

Ariarne Titmus upset Katie Ledecky to claim the Olympic 400m freestyle gold medal on Monday (Jul 26) in the second-fastest time ever swum, with ...

BookmarkTOKYO: Ariarne Titmus upset Katie Ledecky to claim the Olympic 400m freestyle gold medal on Monday (Jul 26) in the second-fastest time ever swum, with the American great having to settle for second.The Australian inched clear over the final 50m to touch in 3:56.69. Only world record holder Ledecky has ever gone quicker.

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AdvertisementAdvertisementLedecky hit the wall for silver in 3:57.36, with China's Li Bingjie a distant third in 4:01.08."At the 200, I was a little bit worried, like I knew she would be there. No one's going to come to an Olympics, especially Katie Ledecky, unprepared," said Titmus.

"So I guess I just had to trust myself. I tried to stay as composed as I could and use the speed that I have."To pull it off in the back end against someone who has an amazing second half of her race, I'm really proud of that." Read more: CNA »

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