Tasmanian supporters thanked by Ariarne Titmus’s family

July 25, 2023 3:07 pm in by
FUKUOKA, JAPAN - JULY 23: Ariarne Titmus of Team Australia celebrates winning gold in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final in a new world record time of WR 3:55.38 on day one of the Fukuoka 2023 World Aquatics Championships at Marine Messe Fukuoka Hall A on July 23, 2023 in Fukuoka, Japan. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Proud Dad Steve Titmus has thanked Tasmanians for the wonderful messages of congratulations the family has received for daughter Ariarne after she set a new World Record in swimming.

Arnie set a new World Record in the 400 metre freestyle earlier this week at the World Aquatics Championships in Japan.

The Mayor of Launceston Matthew Garwood has congratulated Ariarne, describing her as an amazing role model for young Tasmanians. Mayor Garwood says the 400 metre swim was a breathtaking performance and he’s extremely proud of her.

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Arnie and fellow Aussie Mollie O’Callaghan begin their 200 metre freestyle campaigns at the event today.