Tasmanian Born, Ariarne Titmus has quickly become the star amongst the Dolphins Swim team. Crowned World Champion in 2019, Ariarne pulled off the impossible by handing the five-time Olympic Champion, Katie Ledecky her first international loss in the event in seven years. This unprecedented feat catapulted Titmus to unfamiliar territory, transforming her from the hunter to the hunted.
- Discipline: 200m, 400m, 800m Freestyle
- Date of Birth: 07/09/2000
- Birthplace: Launceston, Tasmania
- Nickname: Arnie
- Sporting Idol: Rafael Nadal
- Favourite Quote: “Be the best you can be“
- Biggest challenge: During 2018, the year of Commonwealth Games, Pan Pacs and World Short course was managing final year of School.
- Instagram Account: @ariarnetitmus_
Titmus has amassed several accolades and achievements in her short international career. Her breakout 2018 season included multiple national titles, three Commonwealth Games gold meals and two silver medals at the Pan Pacific Championships.
Titmus is also the Australian record holder in the women’s 200m, 400m and 800m freestyle. She also holds the Commonwealth Record in the 200m freestyle and 400m freestyle and is only the second woman to swim sub 4 minutes in a regulation textile suit. Ariarne also holds the World Record for the 400m Short Course Freestyle.
Ariarne Titmus juggles her time between training and studying for a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science degree. She is a keen foodie and is passionate about health and fitness.
Ariarne became a legend in our Sport by taking down the great Katie Ledecky in the highly anticipated 400m Freestyle at the Olympic Games winning Gold. Ariarne went on to win another Gold in the 200m Freestyle, a Silver in the 800m Freestyle and a Bronze in the 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay.
Ariarne Titmus has broken the women's 400 metre freestyle world record at the 2022 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide. Her time of 3:56.40 beat Katie Ledecky's old record by 0.06 seconds