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Swimming World Cup

 |  Written by Oshae Hudson  |  0
Alia Atkinson,FINA,Swimming World Cup,

Alia Atkinson has crowned herself as the South American, Central American, and Caribbean female swimmer of the year. It was another stellar year for the reigning Jamaican Sportswoman of the Year for 2014, in the pool.

Her bronze medal performance in the 100m breaststroke at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, made her the first Jamaican swimmer to medal at a Long Course World Championships and she also won the silver medal at the 2015 Pan Am Games in the 100m breaststroke.

 |  Written by Oshae Hudson  |  0
Alia Atkinson,FINA,Swimming World Cup,

Jamaica’s swim queen,Alia Atkinson hit top form in Dubai, on her way to a new national 100m breaststroke record and secured the gold at the final stop of the FINA/Airweave Swimming World Cup 2015.

The World Championship bronze medalist, over this same distance, smashed the old mark of 1:06.21 which she set at the World Championship. She touched home in a new world leading time of 1:05.93.

Atkinson finished ahead of series rival, Molly Hannis of USA, 1:06.60 and Viktoria Zeynep Gunes of Turkey in 1:06.96.