Atkinson Maintains Unbeaten Streak In 50m Breaststroke As FINA Swimming Short Course World Cup Concludes
Alia Atkinson maintained her unbeaten streak in the 50 meter Breaststroke a short while ago (Nov. 19, 2017) by winning yet another gold for Jamaica on the final leg of the FINA World Cup in Singapore.
Her time of 29.29 seconds is her second fastest for the year and remains undefeated in the six countries that she has contested this marquee event of women’s short course sprinting for 2017.
The world sprint breaststroke champion from Jamaica triumphed over the Australian champion, Emily Seebohm who earned the silver medal with a time of 29.96 seconds and the Danish Champion, Rikke Pedersen who recorded 30.32 seconds for the bronze medal.
Alia has logged over 60,000 miles flying to and from the eight participating cities of varying customs and cultures and in so doing has managed to consistently bring glory, honor and fame to this island with her dazzling performances earning a total of 13 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze medals for Jamaica.
Her success is attributed to the organizational skill and scheduling abilities of the Team Manager, Sharon Smith-Atkinson and Country Manager. Karen Smith-Reid.
This brings the 2017 FINA Swimming Short Course World Cup to a close.
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