Ariarne Titmus’ parents ‘coming to grips’ with daughter’s nation-stopping victory
Australian freestyler Ariarne Titmus has become an Olympic gold medalist, defeating her biggest competition – American Katie Ledecky – in the 400m swim.
Father Steve Titmus told Jim Wilson Ariarne was unwavering in sticking to her race plan – to tail Ledecky and overtake her in the final stretch.
“It is surreal … to say that your daughter is an Olympic champion.
“I’m trying to come to grips with it all!”
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