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Ariarne Titmus shatters 200m freestyle world record in ‘greatest race of all time’ against Mollie O’Callaghan

Ariarne Titmus shatters 200m freestyle world record in ‘greatest race of all time’ against Mollie O’Callaghan

Ariarne Titmus and Mollie O’Callaghan have both shattered the 200m freestyle world record, but the mark now belongs to Titmus after she pipped her club teammate at the Australian swimming trials.

In a lightning fast showdown between the world and Olympic champions, the duo went stroke for stroke down the final lap and Titmus touched in 1:52.33, ahead of O’Callaghan’s 1.52.48.

Both swimmers obliterated O’Callaghan’s previous world record of 1:52.85 set at last year’s world titles in Japan where she upset Titmus.

“One of the greatest races of all time and Ariarne’s got the world record back,” Nine commentator Mat Thompson said.

“She might be the best we’ve ever had. She’s got a chance to come back from Paris as Australia’s greatest ever swimmer.”

Watch Titmus and O’Callaghan both break the WR in the video above

Giaan Rooney added: “I’m speechless. I’m…

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