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Olympic Games Tokyo 2021: Australian swimming coach goes viral

Australia's swimming coach went crazy when he saw Titmus win gold. (Photo via @CBCOlympics/Twitter)

No one was more happy about Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus’ victory than her coach Dean Boxall.

Titmus defeated American swimmer Katie Ledecky to win the gold medal in the women's 400m freestyle, her first medal at the Olympic Games.

The victory took her coach to another level of life.

It was a celebration that would have made the Ultimate Warrior proud.

Simply an incredible demonstration of five years of training and preparation suddenly leaving his body.

What should not be overshadowed, however, is the incredible performance Titmus showed in the competition.

Titmus “admires” Ledecky, so to beat someone she looks up to who holds both the Olympic record and the world record in the women’s 400m freestyle is an incredible accomplishment.

The Australian finished the race with a time of 3:56.69, setting a new Oceanian record, while Ledecky finished the race in 3:57.36. China's Bingjie Li took bronze with a time of 4:01.08.

At just 20 years old, Titmus has a bright future ahead of her in the sport, meaning her coach will likely have plenty of opportunities to celebrate more victories.

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