Ariarne Titmus Smashes Australian, Commonwealth Games Record in 400 Free

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Australian Ariarne Titmus shattered her own Australian record and recorded a new Commonwealth Games record to kick off the last day of finals, grabbing the gold medal with a 4:00.93. That was well under the previous Games record of 4:04.47 from 2014 held by Lauren Boyle. The seventeen-year-old had set an Australian mark in the event at Australian Trials just last month with a 4:02.36.

Finishing 2-3 were two swimmers from England, Holly Hibbot (4:05.31) and Eleanor Faulkner (4:07.35). Joanna Evans from the Bahamas was fourth in 4:08.82, followed by a pair of Aussie swimmers, Jessica Ashwood (4:10.32) and Mikkayla Sheridan (4:12.05) in fifth and sixth. Rounding out the field was Scotland’s Camilla Hattersley (4:12.24) and New Zealand’s Carina Doyle (4:15.89).

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James Sica is the Men and Women's Assistant Coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been an assistant coach at CMU in Pittsburgh, PA (2015-2017), a volunteer assistant coach with the Harvard women’s program (2014-2015) and an assistant with the Ithaca College men's program (2012-2014).

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