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Aussie swimmer Titmus beats American Ledecky again at Tokyo games

U.S. swim star Katie Ledecky.
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U.S. swim star Katie Ledecky.

TOKYO, Japan — Ariarne Titmus has beaten Katie Ledecky again at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.

In fact, Ledecky didn’t even win a medal — the first time that’s ever happened to her at the Olympics.

The Terminator gave the Australian women their third individual swimming gold of these games with a victory in the 200-meter freestyle.

Titmus set an Olympic record of 1 minute, 53.50 seconds to make it 2-for-2 against the American star, following up a thrilling victory in the 400 free.

This one wasn’t even close. Ledecky was far behind all the way and finished fifth.

Associated Press

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