Ariane Titmus was thrilled with her win over Katie Ledeckyo
TOKYO – Ariane Titmus was thrilled with her victory over Katie Ledecky.
The Terminator coaches were even more excited.
In the stands of the Tokyo Aquatics Center, Dean Boxall took off his obligatory mask, let out a scream that echoed through the largely empty arena, clenched his fist and held onto a glass railing as he wanted to tear it apart.
Boxel’s emotional performance poses instant hit On social media, where a fan tweeted, it was the “best reaction ever”. Australian Olympic team tweeted a GIF She said the coach’s response “tells it completely.”
“I’ve seen little bits of it. It’s just like Dean. He’s so emotional… He gets so animated.” He puts his 100% into becoming a swimming coach and I wouldn’t be here without him.
Titmus, nicknamed the “Terminator”, handed Ledecky his first Olympic loss in an individual race on Monday by rallying over the final two laps to win the 400m freestyle.
Boxel was more secure during the medal ceremony, with Titmus in tears as he received his gold.
“He was crying and I was trying to control the emotions,” she said, “but it’s good to see how much it means to him too.”
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